Omics in diagnostics

A.Y. 2021/2022
6
Max ECTS
56
Overall hours
SSD
MED/03 MED/08
Language
English
Learning objectives
Undefined
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Course syllabus
· Introduction to the concept of clinically useful Biomarkers:
Single nucleotide variations
Gene amplifications
Microsatellite instability
Translocations
InDels

· Specific disease biomarkers
Oncology (somatic mutations)
Inherited diseases (germline mutations)

· Profiling techniques

· Data analysis in a diagnostic setting
Prerequisites for admission
Basic knowledge of genomics and data analysis.
Teaching methods
Lectures will be accompanied by tutorials. Class discussion will be also organized with presentation of real data form diagnostic laboratories using omics technologies, during which students are required to actively interact.
Live discussions and questions during lecture and tutorials are encouraged.
Teaching Resources
Slides and scientific material provided during lectures
Assessment methods and Criteria
The overall assessment of the students will be based on their performance in an oral examination.
Attendance to at least 80% of class activities is required to be allowed to take the exam.
MED/03 - MEDICAL GENETICS - University credits: 0
MED/08 - PATHOLOGY - University credits: 0
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 40 hours
Educational website(s)
Professor(s)
Reception:
By appointment
Zoom/Teams/Skype