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Medical and Molecular Genetics - RHHG5016

Provides a comprehensive coverage of the principles of molecular pathology and progress with diagnosis and gene mapping. Diseases relevant to specific body systems are examined to give a state of the art picture of the molecular genetics of human disease. Included are: clinical genetics, molecular genetics, disease-specific counselling; molecular genetic techniques (southern, northern, hybridisation); molecular genetic techniques (PCR, pulse-field gel); clinical and molecular genetics of systemic disorders and haematological disorders; skeletal disorders; cystic fibrosis and transport disorders; neurological disorders; renal disorders; immunological disorders and HLA association; connective tissue disorders; phakornatoses (neurofibromatosis, Tay-Sachs disease); dermatological disorders; gene mapping techniques, status of human map, comparative gene mapping.

Classes
3x4hr lectures

Assessment
Essay assignment (100%)

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2b

16 Sep 2019

Department/School: Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 11 Oct 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Louise Carey
HECS Band: 3
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