Basic Molecular Biology Theory for Health Care Professionals

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Domestic: $876
International: $1138


Continuous enrolment max one year


Alan Stuart

Learner Outcomes

Explore the foundations of molecular biology in the clinical lab environment
Learn at your own pace and complete this online course within a year.

Topics covered include:

  • Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
  • Mitosis and Meiosis
  • NA, RNA, and Protein
  • The Genetic Code
  • Types of Genetic Variation
  • Patterns of Inheritance
  • Extraction of Nucleic Acids from Various Sample Sources
  • Requisition and Laboratory Information Systems
  • Molecular Cytogenetics
  • Uses of DNA

Intended For

MLT graduates looking to expand their knowledge of molecular based testing. Molecular testing methodologies have made inroads into every discipline of laboratory medicine. This course should prepare the student to understand the principles and applications implemented in a molecular based laboratory

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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
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