General and Molecular Genetics

Course Code :1046FBDDIE
Study domain:Biochemistry
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:40
Credits:5
Study load (hours):140
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Wim Van Hul

3. Course contents *

In the first part meiosis, mitosis, transcription, translation, DNA replication as well as posttranslational modification and epigenetic mechanisms are covered.  Next, basic principles of genetics are covered including the modes of inheritance as well as genetic abberations, both at the chromosomal and DNA-sequence level.  Excercises on risk calculations within pedigrees are being made.  Finally some essential biotechnological techniques are covered.