10 Credits AUTUMN

Co-requisites: MED6001, MED6003, MED6004, MED6005, MED6006

Aims/Description: This is taught module aims to place the study of human molecular biology, the function of human genes, within the context of the huge amount of data that can now be accessed as a result of the Human Genome Project and other high throughput datasets. It aims to teach students what kind of information is accessible and how it can be used in unravelling the molecular and genetic factors that contribute to human diseases.

Staff Contact: Dr Martin Nicklin
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Oncology and Metabolism):

Teaching timetable


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