BIO 570 Chromosome Biology Select Term:
This course deals with major concepts in exploration of the relationships between chromosome structure, function and behaviour. Topics include; basic properties of chromosomes, specialized chromosomes (polytene chromosomes, lampbrush chromosomes) chromatin and higher-order structure of chromosomes, bacterial and eukaryotic chromosomes, centromeres, dynamic behaviour of telomeres, genome organization and function, control of mitotic and meiotic segregation, chromosome aberrations, transposons, chromosome purification, chromosome banding, in situ hybridization, chromosome polyploidy, aneuploidy and haploidy. Necessary equipment and facilities of the molecular cytogenetics laboratory, microscopy, analysis of signal and imaging will be also covered.
SU Credits : 3
ECTS Credit : 10
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -