Information Package / Course Catalogue
Principles of Epigenetics
Course Code: TIB540
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

Course Content

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Gizem DÖNMEZ YALÇIN
Learning Outcomes
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Recommended or Required Reading
1.Epigenetics by C. David Allis (Editor), Marie-Laure Caparros (Editor), Thomas Jenuwein (Editor), Danny Reinberg (Editor) Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; 2 edition (February 28, 2015)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to epigenetic
Week 2 - Theoretical
Transcription process
Week 3 - Theoretical
DNA packaging and chromatin structure
Week 4 - Theoretical
Modifying the structure of chromatin
Week 5 - Theoretical
DNA methylation
Week 6 - Theoretical
Histone modifications
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
The machinery of histone modification
Week 9 - Theoretical
Locus specific histone modification
Week 10 - Theoretical
Epigenetic control of gene expression
Week 11 - Theoretical
Epigenetic control of mitosis
Week 12 - Theoretical
Epigenetic control of cell differentiation
Week 13 - Theoretical
Epigenetic control of neurodegeneration
Week 14 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory134278
Midterm Examination18210
Final Examination18210
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)98
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
1
1
1
3
OÇ-2
5
1
1
1
3
OÇ-3
5
1
1
1
3
OÇ-4
3
3
3
2
4
OÇ-5
2
5
5
1
5
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