Pre-requisites: None


Aims/Description: This module is to allow students to carry out an in depth literature based project on specific subjects relevant to their area of interest, within genomic medicine, which is suitable for publication.This is based upon the mini-review module currently run by the library and Oncology in MRes Translational Oncology. This unit aims to develop abilities in information retrieval from appropriate sources, and synthesis and critical analysis of published literature. New titles are provided each year by academics to address an unmet need for an original review, an updated review or questioning a paradigm in the wider literature.

Staff Contact: Helen Hickson
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Neuroscience):

Teaching timetable


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