|1.||Review the organisation, maintenance and evolution of eukaryotic genomes including repetitive and non-repetitive DNA sequences;|
|2.||Collaborate and connect known mechanisms of genomic rearrangement to observed features of eukaryotic genomes;|
|3.||Collaborate and connect the replication of DNA at the telomeres to problems associated with the maintenance of linear chromosomes, cancer and cellular aging;|
|4.||Investigate the mechanisms of regulation of gene expression in eukaryotic organisms;|
|5.||Articulate epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation including the methylation and imprinting of DNA; and|
|6.||Analyse the scientific literature on a genetic mechanism in a eukaryotic organism(s) and critically evaluate and present that information to peers and relevant audiences.|
|Assignment||Group, peer-reviewed assignment (~1500 words)||20%|
|Assignment||Individual assignment (~1500 words)||20%|
|Examination||3 hour duration||60%|
Krebs JE et al. (2012)
Jones & Bartlett
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