Information Package / Course Catalogue
Molecular Genetics
Course Code: BİO501
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

The goal of the course is to teach structure, organization and functions of general genetic material in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.

Course Content

Chemical structure replication and transfer of nucleic acid, RNA synthesis from DNA, protein synthesis, gene and genom organization, mutations and its repair mechanisms.General techniques in molecular genetic laboratories

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to understand of nucleic acids structure
2.To be able to acquire the nucleic acids' functions
3.To be able to understand of nucleic acid organization in the cell
4.To be able to understand of genetic material transfers between cells
5.To be able to understand of mutagens and effect of mutations
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Lecturer notes
2.Klug W.S. and Cumings M.R.,(Ed. Öner C.) Concept of Genetics, Palme Yayıncılık,
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
History of DNA
Week 2 - Theoretical
Structure of DNA
Week 3 - Theoretical
Replication of DNA
Week 4 - Theoretical
RNA structure and types
Week 5 - Theoretical
Transcription
Week 6 - Theoretical
RNA processing
Week 7 - Theoretical
Protein synthesis
Week 8 - Theoretical
Control of gene expression
Week 9 - Theoretical
The Mechanism of gene transfer: Transformation, Conjugation, Transduction.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Recombination
Week 11 - Theoretical
Transposible elements
Week 12 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 13 - Theoretical
Mutations and repair mechanisms
Week 14 - Theoretical
Gene manuplations
Week 15 - Theoretical
Common techniques in molecular genetics I
Week 16 - Theoretical
Common techniques in molecular genetics II
Week 17 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory153390
Assignment210224
Midterm Examination120121
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)156
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-3
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
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