RBM2540 - Pathophysiology 2
RBM2560 - Medical Biochemistry
RBM2133 - Cell and Molecular Biology
|1.||Conceptualise the structure of the human genome, the functional significance of its various components and how gene expression is regulated;|
|2.||Scrutinise the various types of inheritance patterns, including both Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance;|
|3.||Elucidate genetic disease-causing mechanisms such as various types of DNA mutations, chromosomal abnormalities and epigenetic mechanisms;|
|4.||Analyse the genetic basis, symptoms, pathogenesis, and principles of diagnosis and treatment options of commonly encountered genetic diseases as well as diseases that have genetic risk factors;|
|5.||Discuss the ethical implications of genetic screening and counselling in relation to each disease.|
|Case Study||Case study and short answer activities||15%|
|ICT (Wiki, Web sites)||Podcast - information resource for patient population||30%|
|Case Study||Genetic counselling session||30%|
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