MOLECULAR AND APPLIED BIOLOGY

MOLECULAR AND APPLIED BIOLOGY

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Code
58086
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 8746 School of Dental Medicine (LM-46) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (School of Dental Medicine)
modules
This unit is composed by:

OVERVIEW

The course consists of lectures. At the end of the course students will be accompanied in the laboratory where the teacher works to see how a research laboratory is organized. In addition, students will be able to attend on-going experiments related to the course program.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course promotes the knowledge of the organization and functioning of eukaryotic cells and the understanding of inheritance transmission mechanisms. Information about the most common molecular biology techniques are provided

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the studentknows:

- living matter composition and organization in its biological elementary units and basic cellular processes of living organisms.

- organization of genetic information, its transmission and expression in eukaryotic cells and interaction between ambient and genome.

- cellular proliferation and organism reproduction and principal mechanisms that underly to the continuity and variance of organisms.

- Information about the most common molecular biology techniques are provided.

Teaching methods

lectures and visit to a research laboratory

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

For the content please refer to that of the two modules (58087 and 58088)

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

L'essenziale di Biologia Molecolare della Cellula, Alberts et al., Zanichelli

Biologia Molecolare della cellula. Harvey Lodish et al., Zanichelli

Genetica, un approcciomolecolare. Peter J. Russel, Pearson

Genetica - principi di analisiformale. Anthony J. F. Griffiths et al

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: by appointment

Ricevimento: Tuesday h. 12:00.

Exam Board

PAOLO MALATESTA

SARA TAVELLA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

lectures and visit to a research laboratory

EXAMS

Exam description

written tests (multiple choise test) and/or oral  

Assessment methods

mid-term assessments