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Course Detail

Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
Bachelor 4th year
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Biological sciences
Program
School
Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology
Department
Campus
Timiryazev
Classroom
Course Offering Year
Course Offering Month
September - December
Weekday and Period
Capacity
Credits
3
Language
English
Course Number
MG3304

Molecular genetics Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Course Overview

The course will expand the understanding of molecular genetic processes, mechanisms and research, provide opportunities for the formation of personal opinions on controversial issues that are the object of study in this area of research and about disciplinary research.

Learning Achievement

The student will be able to study the molecular mechanisms of transmission, regulation, change, protection and consolidation of hereditary information, the acquisition of new qualities and properties, molecular mechanisms of transfer of hereditary information between living organisms

Competence

Course prerequisites

Biochemistry, General and molecular genetics

Grading Philosophy

Exams (25%), Activity in classromm (75%)

Course schedule

Week1: The subject and objectives of molecular biology. The central dogma of molecular biology. Week2: Nucleic acids: physicochemical properties, role in cell life. DNA forms: right and left-handed, G-quadruplexes, T-loops, formation conditions, strengths, distances Week3: Properties of the genetic code, deviations from it. Biochemical decoding. Features of degeneracy.

Course type

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Zhussupova A.I.

Other information

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: aizhan.zhusupova@gmail.com