Advanced Molecular Biology (BIO 501)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Mol.Bio.Genetic&Bioengin.(BIO)
3
10.00
Hüveyda Başağa huveyda@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Doctoral, Master
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Formal lecture,Interactive lecture,Seminar
Interactive,Communicative,Discussion based learning,Task based learning
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CONTENT

An integrated approach to the study of biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology. Topics include; biochemistry and molecular biology of nucleic acids, DNA, RNA and protein biosynthesis, mutation, genetic code and mechanisms of gene expression.

OBJECTIVE

To learn modern concepts and approaches in molecular biology

LEARNING OUTCOME

Students learn to read, understand and critically discuss the major articles in the field of molecular and cellular biology.

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 30
Midterm 30
Term-Paper 20
Presentation 10
Homework 10

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Readings

Background reading:
1. The structure, replication, repair and mutation of DNA
2. Recombinant DNA
3. Transcription and RNA processing
4. Translation and protein targeting

References:
Selected articles from literature and any Molecular Biology text book published not before 2005.