cod. 1006790

Academic year 2016/17
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Genetica medica (MED/03)
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Integrated course unit module: CHEK ACTIVITIES CHOSEN BY THE STUDENT

Learning objectives

After completing the course the student will be able to know and understand the methods of investigation to search for mutations to be used in relation to the diagnostic needs.

By applying this knowledge critically acquired the student will be able to:
-use of molecular analysis methods most widespread
-use basic bioinformatics programs open access


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Course unit content

The course aims to apply the acquired knowledge on human genome analysis using a range of methods that the student must know to understand their potential and their applications

Full programme

Methods for the detection of mutations: a comparison of techniques.

Direct gene sequencing.

The analysis of the sequences.

New sequencing technologies: Next Generation Sequencing.


Material provided by the teacher

Teaching methods

Lectures supplemented by attendance in the laboratory, to train the student to the application of the learned concepts.

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination includes the assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course through a written test with multiple choice questions.

Other information

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