cod. 07848

Academic year 2010/11
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Biologia applicata (BIO/13)
Scienze biomediche
Type of training activity
16 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
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Integrated course unit module: BASIC SCIENCES (BIOLOGY

Learning objectives

<br />Aims:<br />The course is structured so as to provide students withfondamentals on structure and function of the cell and its components, modesof reproduction of organisms, andevolution in general. These notions are basilar to the full comprehension ofthe organic world and understanding of topics of more advaced courses.


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Course unit content

<br /><br />Program:<br />- History and development of the theoryof evolution. Natural and Sexual selection. Genetic bases of heredity,mutations and evolutionary processes. Evolution of man. <br />- Living organisms: basic concepts andcomponents (proteins, lipids, glucidsand nucleic acids)<br />- Viruses e Bacteria <br />- Structure, function and evolution ofthe eukariotic cell and its components<br />-Asexual and sexual reproduction (mitosis ans meiosis) <br />- Gametogenesys and fertilization<br /><br /> 

Full programme

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<br /> <br />Textbooks:<br />Campbell: Biology (Benjamin/Cummings PC)Solomon et al.: Biology (Thomson Learning Inc.)

Teaching methods

<br />Teaching methods:<br />multimedial lessons<br /><br />Examination:written (quiz)

Assessment methods and criteria

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Other information

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