Advanced techniques in medical biotechnology

A.A. 2018/2019
Insegnamento per
6
Crediti
42
Ore totali
SSD
BIO/10 BIO/11 BIO/13 MED/40
Lingua
Inglese
Obiettivi formativi
A hands-on course designed to improve familiarity with basic techniques and new state-of-the-art methods currently used by biotechnology applied to medicine. Any knowledge required for understanding these methods will be given to the students.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to: Understand the basic theoretical aspects of gene technology; Understand the application and processes of biotechnology; Competently perform advanced molecular biological techniques.
Edizione unica
Edizione attiva
Responsabile
Moduli o unità didattiche
Biochemistry
BIO/10 - BIOCHIMICA - CFU: 2
Lezioni: 14 ore

Biology
BIO/13 - BIOLOGIA APPLICATA - CFU: 2
Lezioni: 14 ore

Molecular biology
BIO/11 - BIOLOGIA MOLECOLARE - CFU: 1
Lezioni: 7 ore

Obstetrics and gynecology
MED/40 - GINECOLOGIA E OSTETRICIA - CFU: 1
Lezioni: 7 ore
Docente: Mando' Chiara

Prerequisiti e modalità di esame
This is an advanced course of molecular biology and genetics that also integrates aspects of biochemistry, cell biology and bioinformatics. Students should have a basic background (undergraduate level) in biochemistry, molecular Biology and Genetics.
Students' evaluation will be assessed through a written exam with multiple choice and open questions.
Molecular biology
Programma
The use of high throughput omics technologies to identify biomarkers in human disease
Materiale didattico e bibliografia
A website dedicated to the course will contain all the presentations and a selection oreview articles.
Obstetrics and gynecology
Programma
The application of human reproductive technology and biotechnologies for the study of placental functions and fetal growth.
Materiale didattico e bibliografia
A website dedicated to the course will contain all the presentations and a selection oreview articles.
Biology
Programma
The concept of "personalized medicine" and the impact that our enhanced understanding of genetics has on modern medicine.
The use of model organisms to functionally validate gene mutations; particular attention will be given to zebrafish (Danio rerio).
Materiale didattico e bibliografia
A website dedicated to the course will contain all the presentations and a selection oreview articles.
Biochemistry
Programma
The rapidly emerging field of metabolomics: its importance and applications with particular attention to lipidomics.
The use of web tools for protein-protein interaction and pathways analysis (bioinformatics laboratory).
Materiale didattico e bibliografia
A website dedicated to the course will contain all the presentations and a selection oreview articles.
Periodo
Terzo trimestre
Periodo
Terzo trimestre
Modalità di valutazione
Esame
Giudizio di valutazione
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Docente/i
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via Fratelli Cervi 93, Segrate
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martedi 14.30-16.30
Dip. Biotecnologie Mediche e Medicina Traslazionale- LITA -via Via Fratelli Cervi, 93 20090 Segrate
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