Objectives of this course are designed
to understand the basic principles of molecular genetics. Emphasis will
be given to those principles that have application in medical practice.
The structure of DNA and RNA as genetic material, DNA organization and
its replication, mutation and repair in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes
will be covered. Furthermore, gene expression will also be discussed.
Finally, the course will cover some aspects of cancer genetics,
cytogenetics and molecular biology techniques.