This course is designed to encompass the major process of molecular biology. These are examined in both eukaryotes and non-eukaryotes. A particular focus will be given to transcriptional regulation in both these systems. An additional section will encompass systems biology.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2021
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Interpret and review research in molecular biology;
2. Illustrate the complexities of the regulation of gene expression;
3. Explain the ways in which knowledge of the basic biology of an organism can inform applied research;
4. Develop and communicate scientific theories;
5. Apply skills in information retrieval, interpretation and presentation.
- Genome organisation
- Transcriptional regulation
- Post-Transcriptional regulation
- Epigenetic regulation
- Systems Biology
Students must have successfully completed BIOL2050 to be enrolled in this course.
Quiz: Quiz - On-Line
Presentation: Group oral presentation
Written Assignment: Written assignment
Formal Examination: Written exam
Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks
Last week is for revision
Face to Face On Campus 9 hour(s) per Term Full Term
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