Molecular Genetics

Course Information

Course Code

MGCE110

Instruction Method

Self-directed learning, online

Fee

Domestic: $826 International: $1074

Length

Continuous enrolment max one year

Instructor(s)

Jean-Paul Nadeau, MSc, MLT (Clinical Genetics)

Learner Outcomes

This course has been created to support the understanding of Molecular Genetics through the study of DNA, gene expression and mutations, DNA sequencing, genetic testing and treatments, cancer genetics and other DNA-related technologies. This is an excellent introductory course in Molecular Genetics for health care practitioners, internationally trained health care practitioners and those interested in developing careers in human/medical genetics.

 

A final grade of at least 70% in this course will satisfy the requirement for Michener’s Genetics Technology program.

Evaluation Method

Module quizzes and final exam

Intended For

Anyone requiring foundational knowledge in Molecular Genetics.

This course also meets the pre-requisite requirements for the Genetics Technology Program.


Note:

This course meets the pre-requisite requirements for the Genetics Technology Program. Please check deadlines for application and completion for valid entry qualifications.

Text Book

Ricki Lewis, Human Genetics: concepts and applications, 12th edition, McGraw-Hill Education company, New York, 2018

Topics Covered

DNA Structure and Replication

Gene Action: From DNA to Protein

Gene Expression and Epigenetics

Gene Mutation

DNA Technologies

History and Future of DNA Sequencing

Chromosomes and Molecular Cytogenetics

Genetic Testing and Treatment

Genomics

Genetics of Immunity

Cancer Genetics and Genomics

DNA Related Technologies

MGCE110 – Molecular Genetics


COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Effective September 7th all learners, faculty and staff must provide proof of at least one-dose of approved COVID-19 vaccine to participate in any in-person learning or on-site activities. Proof of full vaccination will be required as of October 8th, 2021.

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