MOLECULAR TECHNIQUES IN GENETIC DIAGNOSTICS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
At the end of this course the student should have a good knowledge and comprehension of the following topics:
The mechanisms nucleic acid kinetics as the general basis of the genomic diagnosis
The methods of investigating the human genome
The choice of the correct method in the analytical context
Once acquired this background, the student should be able to perform the following activities:
Apply the more common methods of genomic analysis
Use open access bioinformatic resources
Course contents summary
The course, starting from the knowledge of the former genetics course to the human genoma analysis using technical methodologies that the student should keep in mind and apply in a chritical way in the right context of his/her work.
Didactic tools from the teacher
Lectures and lab work
Assessment methods and criteria
The examination verifies the achievement of the goals of the course by reading and discussing a paper on one of the applied methods.