Introductory Medical Genetics (RHHG5026)
UNIT OF STUDY
The aim of this unit is to provide students with a broad introduction to the principles and practice of medical genetics. The content covered includes: history and philosophy of medical genetics, genetic informatics, molecular basis of human inheritance, Mendelian inheritance, biochemical genetics, mitochondrial inheritance, cytogenetics, neurogenetics and cancer genetics. At the end of this unit of study the student should have a basic understanding of the topics above and be able to apply this knowledge to further study in this area.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Master of Medicine (Reproductive Health Sciences and Human Genetics)
- Master of Medicine (Reproductive Health Sciences and Human Genetics) and Master of Philosophy
- Master of Science in Medicine (Reproductive Health Sciences and Human Genetics)
- Master of Science in Medicine (Reproductive Health Sciences and Human Genetics)/Master of Philosophy
Further unit of study information
4hr/week; total 36 hours of lectures
class participation plus major assignment (100%)
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