Information for module BIOCM024
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|Module code:||BIOCM024(Add to my personalised list)|
|Title:||Molecular Mechanisms of Gene Expression and Regulation (Masters Level)|
|Division:||Division of Biosciences|
|Module organiser:||Dr Andrew Osborne|
|Organiser's location:||Darwin Building|
|Available for students in Year(s):||4,|
|Module aims:||To convey a broad vision of the contribution of molecular biology to our knowledge of gene regulation in diverse organisms. To show how molecular biology, when used in conjunction with other biological disciplines (e.g. biochemistry cell biology, genetics) is steadily revealing the mechanisms of previously intractable problems (e.g. control of gene expression). To teach critical analysis of original experiemntal data, thus providing the intellectual framework for students to be able to discuss the design of experiments and to justify any conclusions that can be drawn.|
|Module objectives:||To extend the knowledge and understanding of molecular biology to the point where the students: Have learned up-to-date principles of experimental design. Can comprehend the experimental approaches and ideas presented in original scientific papers and reviews. Have acquired the study skills for life-long reading of the molecular biological literature and for keeping abreast of developments in the most topical areas of biology. Have learned to critically analyse, appreciate and interpret scientific data and ideas.|
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|Module assessment:||In-course test 15.00%.|
Workshop assignment (3,000 words) 10.00%.
Unseen three-hour written examinatioin 55.00%.
Coursework (3,000 words) 20.00%.
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|Last updated:||2012-08-01 14:34:57 by|