Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Subject requirements: biology

Course code
Name of lecturer
Monica Mottes
Monica Mottes
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
Lezioni 1° semestre 1° anno dal Oct 12, 2015 al Dec 22, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Lezioni 1° semestre 1° anno

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Learning outcomes

The aim of this basic course offerecd to students lacking the minimal required notions , is to improve their basic notions in General Biology and Genetics.


Water is essential for life on earth.
Macromolecules common to living organisms. Their principal characteristics and functions.
Nucleic acids: properties and functions in the informational flow (from DNA to proteins)
The Darwinian vision of life's evolution on earth
Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes: characteristics, cellular structures.
Inheritance of genetic traits: Mendel's laws

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Reece Urry Cain Wasserman Minorsky Jackson Campbell Biologia e Genetica (Edizione 1) Pearson 2015 9788865189320

Assessment methods and criteria

This course is offered in the e-learning version. Before the end of the first semester, the biological notions of debtor students will be verified by amultiple choice quiz written test. At least 12 correct answers /20 will grant an "approved" grade

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