|Education level||Postgraduate / Master of Science|
|Course title||Reproductive Genetics & Stem Cells|
|Independent teaching activities||Hours per week||ECTS|
|Coursetype||General setting course, skills development|
|Teaching and assessment language||English|
|Course URL||Reproductive Genetics and Stem Cells|
The MSc – Medical Genetics & Stem Cells offers training to medical, biomedical and biological scientists for careers in clinical and in vitro molecular diagnosis. Upon completion of the course, graduate of the course will know the basic principles of Medical Genetics and will be able to suggest basic / molecular diagnostic approach at the level of every day clinical act.
Upon completion of the course, graduate students will be familiar with:
- Basic principles of DNA & RNA analysis
- Basic Principles of Genetic Counseling
- Basic Principles of isolation and usage of stem cells
The course participants upon completion will be able to:
- Evaluate and select the appropriate diagnostic test based on sensitivity and specificity.
- Assess and solve complex genetic advisory problems
- Search and process primary and secondary data from reliable sources
- Validate and apply data to reach conclusions.
- Introduction to DNA analysis
- Advanced DNA analysis techniques
- Gene expression in analysis of infertility
- Non-coding RNAs
- Assisted reproduction and epigenetic modifications and concerns
- Karyotype analysis and Infertility
- Genetic counseling – management of genetic syndromes
- Stem cells, Infertility and Reproduction
Teaching and learning methods – evaluation
|Teaching methods||Face to face
|Use of information and |
communication technologies (ICT)
|Module structure||Activity||Work Hours per Semester|
|Exercises (Online discussion fora)||25|
|Exercises (Study relevant papers)||20|
|Overall work for the course||125|
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