Objectives

-Provide students with a basic knowledge of DNA, genetic code, chromosome theory of heredity, analysis of pedigrees and heredity of genetic diseases.
-Provide students with a basic knowledge of stem cells, genetics of cancer, genetics of taste, nutrigenomics

Channels

NESSUNA CANALIZZAZIONE

ISABELLA SAGGIO ISABELLA SAGGIO   Teacher profile

Programme

Fundamentals of genetics DNA, chromosomes, genetic code, transcription and translation 2
Fundamentals of genetics - Genetic diseases 2
Cancer genetics 2
Cancer genetics 2
Telomeres and aging 2
Embryonic stem cells 2
Adult stem cells 2
Induced stem cells 2
Genetically Modified Organisms - Ter gen 2
Genetically Modified Organisms - Ter gen 2
Vaccine genetics 2
Vaccine genetics 2
Genome editing 2
Genome editing 2
Communication of science and medicine with the media 30
Communication practice of science and medicine 14

Adopted texts

• Hartwell et al.: GENETICA dall'analisi formale alla genomica
• Alberts and Johnson: Molecular Biology of the Cell
• Saggio L’età se esiste
• Bencivelli de Ceglia Comunicare la scienza
• Meldolesi E l'uomo creò l'uomo. CRISPR e la rivoluzione dell’editing genomico

Bibliography

• Hartwell et al.: GENETICA dall'analisi formale alla genomica • Alberts and Johnson: Molecular Biology of the Cell • Saggio L’età se esiste (uscita 17 marzo) • Bencivelli de Ceglia Comunicare la scienza • Meldolesi E l'uomo creò l'uomo. CRISPR e la rivoluzione dell’editing genomico

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of genetics and cell biology

Study modes

Lectures and writing workshops on specific topics covered in the course

Exam modes

• For attending students (70% lessons), STAR pieces and in-class article with sources
• For non-attending students in the class article without sources at the scheduled exam date
• Verbalization at the scheduled exam date for all

* Unless there are changes due to health emergencies

Exam reservation date start Exam reservation date end Exam date
05/06/2022 07/06/2022 08/06/2022
05/07/2022 07/07/2022 08/07/2022
16/09/2022 18/09/2022 19/09/2022
11/12/2022 13/12/2022 14/12/2022
14/01/2023 16/01/2023 17/01/2023
Course sheet
  • Academic year: 2021/2022
  • Curriculum: Curriculum unico
  • Year: First year
  • Semester: Second semester
  • Parent course:
    1041834 - COMMUNICATION, SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
  • SSD: BIO/18
  • CFU: 9
Activities
  • Attività formative affini ed integrative
  • Ambito disciplinare: Attività formative affini o integrative
  • Lecture (Hours): 72
  • CFU: 9
  • SSD: BIO/18