Hours per week
Objectives of the course (preferably expressed in terms of learning outcomes and competences Advanced genetics course for students specializing in Molecular Biology. Open for all other Biology students as an elective
Course contents: Recombinant DNA technology applications: transgenic organisms, hybrid genes, reporter genes, PCR, recombinant protein production, genomic Southern blots, genetic mapping via RFLPs, diagnosis of hereditary diseases. Procaryotic gene regulation. Eukaryotic genomes and chromatin. Eukaryotic gene regulation. Molecular mechanisms of recombination. Transposable elements.