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Genetics II

Code: 
BIOL-254
Semester: 
D Semester
Course type: 
Obligatory
Course units: 
3
ECTS units: 
4

Hours per week

Theory: 
3

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Professor

Description

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.

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The Department of Biology of the University of Crete was established in 1981 and is today an internationally recognized center for contemporary university education and research in the field of Biology.

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