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MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Course Information

Title ΜΟΡΙΑΚΗ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Code GM.02.10
Faculty Sciences
School Biology
Cycle / Level 1st / Undergraduate
Teaching Period Spring
Coordinator Minas Arsenakis
Common No
Status Active
Course ID 40001150

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Biology (2010-today)

Orientation Attendance Type Semester Year ECTS
Core Compulsory 2 1 7

Class Information

Academic Year 2016 – 2017
Class Period Spring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours 6
Class ID
600039405
Type of the Course
  • Background
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Understanding basic concepts of Molecular Biology. Basic techniques used for the study of molecular mechanisms. Understanding the structure and function of genes and the importance of interrupted genes (intron containing genes) for evolution. Comparative analysis of genome content and function. Understanding DNA replication, recombination and repair. sic
Familiarization with the basic techniques of molecular biology.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Gene structure and function. The interrupted gene and its importance in evolution. The content and orgnaization of the genome. Mechanisms of DNA replication. Mechanisms of recombination and DNA repair.
Keywords
gene, structure and function, replication, recombination, repair, DNA, exons, introns, evolution, genome
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Utilization of the Blacboard e-platform for the provision of extra teaching material and communication between staff and students.
Course Organization
Activities WorkloadTotal hours of student effort for the semester. Includes lectures, labs, field etc. ECTSThe credit units (ECTS) of the respective teaching activity. Each unit correponds to X hours of student workload. IndividualFor the learning activity cooperation between students is not requisite TeamworkFor the learning activity the students cooperate in teams ErasmusThe learning activity is available to students of exchange programmes
Lectures 45
Laboratory Work 25
Total 70
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination at the end of the semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (SummativeSummative assessment refers to the assessment of the learning and summarizes the development of learners at a particular time.)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Lewin B (Ελληνική Έκδοση). (2005). Genes VIII. Τόμοι Ι και II. Ακαδημαϊκές Εκδόσεις Ι. Μπάσδρα & ΣΙΑ Αλεξανδρούπολη.
Last Update
04-09-2013

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