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The Human Genome and Disease

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 4
Module lead
James Dillon
Academic year

Module overview

The module covers several major topics in genetics including the molecular principles of genetic variation, different patterns of Mendelian inheritance, epigenetics and genetic evolution within a disease setting. The module will introduce how model organisms can be genetically manipulated to model disease and investigate gene function. Genetic approaches to the development of therapies will be considered.

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