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The Human Genome and Disease

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 4
Module lead
James Dillon
Academic year
2021-22

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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