Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Chemistry & Molec Biosciences

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3L1.5C

Prerequisite

BIOL2202 or BIOL2902

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Quizzes, prac quizzes, end semester examination, PBLs & SDLs

Course coordinator

Joe Rothnagel

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

BIOC3003 is an advanced research-informed course on the molecular genetics of human disease. Topics include: single gene disorders, multifactorial disorders; cancer genetics; birth defects; epigenetics; identification and analysis of human disease genes. The course content is designed to provide students with a contemporary overview of human genetic disorders, genetic variation and on how mutations are identified and assessed for their contribution to phenotype.  In addition, the course covers some aspects of clinical management of genetic diseases and information on the genetic tools used for their diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile