GENERAL BIOLOGY

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in School of Dentistry
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2017/2018
Year: 
1
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2017/2018
Credits: 
8
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
48
Requirements: 

Prerequisites
None.

Final Examination: 
Orale

The student will have to answer to 31 multiple choice questions in 40 min. The questions wiil concern the programs of the courses to define capacity and understanding (55%), the ability to apply the knowledge and understanding (20%), autonomy of judgement (10 %) communication skills (5%) learning skills (10%). To pass the test the student have to get a score of 18/30 in both courses. The scores will be used to make a ponderate media to obtain a single score.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Discipline: MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Teacher: PORTA GIOVANNI
Teaching time: Second Semester
Teaching method: Conventional
Language: Italian

Objectives of the courses
The objective of the course is to present the hereditary laws of the transmission of the physiological and pathological characters and the diagnostic approach based on current technology the medical personnel have to apply to study the hereditary diseases. Il corso si propone di introdurre lo studente alle leggi dell’ereditarietà dei caratteri fisiologici e patologici e all’approccio diagnostico e tecnologico che l’operatore sanitario deve attuare per studiare le malattie ereditarie.

Discipline: APPLIED BIOLOGY
Teacher: EMANUELA MASERATI
Teaching time: Second Semester
Teaching method: Conventional
Language: Italian

The purpose of the course is to provide the knowledge of the main molecular techniques for the study of inherited and acquired disorders.

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
16. Mendel laws and exceptions.
17. Mytosis, Meiosis, , Chromosomal sex determination
18. Chromosomal theory of heredity, X-Linked transmission.
19. Linkage complete and incomplete
20. DNA: function structure e duplication, Cromatine ed Heterocromatine
21. RNA structure and maturation, Proteic sysntesis, Genetic code;
22. Human normal and pathologic karyotype
23. Chromosomal and genic mutations
24. Autosomal dominant and recessive transmission, X-linked transmission.
25. Mary Lyon;
26. Uniparental disomy , genomic inprinting
27. Molecular and molecular cytogenetic techniques.
28. Human chromosomal pathologies, S. di Down, Patau, Edwards, Sindrome of partial trisomie or monosomy of the autosomes;
29. Human chromosomal pathologies, of the X chromosomes S. Klinefelter, Polisomies of the X e Y chromosomes;
30. Chromosomal instability syndromes.
31. Genes and tumors

APPLIED BIOLOGY

FISH, a-CGH, gene sequencing, expression arrays

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Russel, Wolfe, Hertz, Starr e McMillan ELEMENTI DI GENETICA
B.R.Korf, M.B. Irons GENETICA E GENOMICA UMANA.
Further study material: slides are available on the University e-learning site.

APPLIED BIOLOGY

Strachan, Goodship, Chinnery: Genetica e Genomica. 1° ed. Zanichelli, 2016
Further study material: slides are available on the University e-learning site.

lectures

To meet the teachers set an appointment by e-mail

Modules