Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:00
This course provides up-to-date knowledge of the biological and molecular science research methods relevant to understanding the role food and nutrients in health and disease. A combination of lectures, seminars, laboratory classes, clinical sessions and site visits will help you integrate the practicalities of undertaking nutrition research with the biological processes involving nutrition and its roles in both clinical and public health nutrition. During this course you will be required contribute to lively discussions of the application of the research methods, study and intervention design.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Lectures, seminars and practicals on molecular biology theory and methods, molecular nutrition, molecular analysis of human samples, model systems to study molecular nutrition, genomics, proteomics and nutrition research, human genome and polymorphisms, genes and disease, ethical considerations.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
2 two-hour written examinations (70%), continuous assessment (30%).