Last modified: 16 Aug 2021 13:56
A course describing the wide range of ways in which genome sequencing has transformed our understanding of medicine and human disease.
A course placing a high value on its teaching and learning; lecture material supported by workshops – your chance to put knowledge into practice, ask questions and enjoy the science.
Contains material detailing a range of examples of genome science and its applications in medicine.
A course that makes wide use of the literature, allowing you to read about and understand the latest methods in genome science.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The aim of this course is to examine the use of genome sequence information in the context of modern medicine and biomedical science. Advanced genetic analysis and genetic engineering technologies and their applications in medicine and biomedical science, as well as the role of genetically modified model organisms in advancing our understanding of biological processes relevant to human health and disease, are examined and explored.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Workshop reports (5 x 15%)
MCQ test (5 x 5% - online)
Resit for students taking the course in AY20/21
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Conceptual||Analyse||Understand and analyse the use of genetically modified model organisms in biomedical research|
|Procedural||Evaluate||Develop analytic and critical skills in analysis, interpretation and evaluation of genomics data|
|Procedural||Understand||Understand how a wide range of genomic information is used in modern medicine|
|Conceptual||Analyse||Understand and analyse how advanced genome technologies are used in modern medicine and biomedical research|