HBM1002 - Biological Systems
RBF1320 - Biology 2
HBM1002 (biomed students) OR RBF1320 (science students)
|1.||Analyse the structure of the human genome and determine the function of its various components;|
|2.||Interpret the molecular processes involved in gene expression, including epigenetics;|
|3.||Articulate the nature of mutations and how genetic instability contributes to mutation;|
|4.||Evaluate molecular defects involved in disease states at the chromosomal or individual gene level;|
|5.||Assess methods used to detect mutations and diagnose genetic diseases.|
|Exercise||Group worksheet (500 words)||10%|
|Laboratory Work||Laboratory work and reports (750 words each, 1500 words in total)||30%|
|Case Study||Two case studies based assessments (15% each, 30mins each)||30%|
|Assignment||Group work on public-facing information resources (i.e. Blog, Factsheet, Podcast, and etc, 1200-1500 words equivalent)||30%|
Human Genetics Concepts and Applications 12th ed.
Lewis, R., (2017)
McGraw-Hill. NY, USA.
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