Mendelian inherited diseases
Chromosomes structure and abnormalities
Cytogenetic techniques and diagnosis of genetic diseases
Human genome structure and organization
Human genome sequencing
Multifactorial traits and complex diseases
Triplet repeats expansion disorders
Epigenetics and gene expression regulation
X chromosome inactivation
Genetic imprinting and diseases
Embryonic and pluripotent stem cells and the study of genetic diseases
Genetics of cancer
miRNA involvement in human diseases
PCR/real time PCR and applications in human genetics
-Genetica Umana molecolare T. Strachan, A. Read. Zanichelli
-J.J.Pasternak GENETICA MOLECOLARE UMANA Zanichelli
-M.R. Cummings EREDITA' Principi e problematiche della genetica umana. EdiSES
-Il Gene X Lewin et al.
Article and slides used in the classroom with be available in the Ariel portal.
Prerequisites and examination procedures
Very good knowledge and background in molecular biology and genetics are required.
Evaluation assessment will be performed through a written exam, in which students will be asked to respond to three questions on different topics of the course.
Genetics and Molecular Biology
Language of instruction
Slides used in the class with be available in the Ariel portal