66619 - Molecular Genetics

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Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

Students will acquire notions about the molecular genetics of model systems such as: M. musculus and H. sapiens and the molecular methods to analyze DNA and RNA and generate mutants through gene inactivation and transgenesis.

Course contents

Molecular Genetics of model systems such as  M. musculus and H. sapiens and molecular methods employed to analyze DNA and RNA and generate mutants through gene inactivation and transgenesis.

Readings/Bibliography

Human Molecular Genetics by  T. Strachanì and Andrew P. Read, IV edition, Garland Science

Advanced Genetic Analysis Philip Meneely Oxford Press.

Teaching methods

Slides and problem solving

Assessment methods

Written test based on 20 open questions, and one/two problems to be solved.

Teaching tools

Slides

Office hours

See the website of Giovanni Perini