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Molecular biology (6 points)


Leader: Dr K Trembath (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Gene structure and function, including the genetic code and its interpretation, the assembly of genes and chromosomal organisation, and the basics of the genetic flow of information from DNA to RNA to protein. Mechanisms of gene expression and regulation, gene replication and repair, and the causes and implications of genetic mutations. Molecular genetics and recombinant DNA technology for the manipulation of genes. Genomics and its applications in medicine and principles of gene therapy.

Assessment: Theory examination: 60% + Practical course: 30% + Mid semester MCQ test: 10%

Contact Hours: 3 lectures per week + 3 hours labotatory per week

Prohibitions: MOL2011

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