Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students have to know genetic factors playing a role in common diseases, to draw pedegrees and evaluate recurrence risk for mendelian diseases as well as to know main diagnostic genetic tests and their indications.
Course contents summary
Mendelian inheritance in man: autosomal and X-linked. Polygenic-multifactorial inheritance and hereditability. Linkage analysis and linkage disequilibrium. Genetic polymorphisms and genome wide analysis. Genetic tests . Genetic counselling.
Dallapiccola B, Novelli G- Genetica Medica essenziale, Minotauro Ed