Course Number 0455-2549-01
Course Name Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Academic Unit The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences -
Lecturer Prof. Orna Elroy-SteinContact
Lecturer Prof. Dinorah Friedmann-MorvinskiContact
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Credit Hours 4
Semester 2021/2
Day Sun
Hours 10:00-12:00
Building Porter Life
Room 014
Semester 2021/2
Day Tue
Hours 10:00-12:00
Building Porter Life
Room 014
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Short Course Description

1. Structure, dynamics, packaging and replication of DNA; RNA structure; DNA damage and repair.
2. The transcription process; Transcription control in bacteria and eukaryotes; Transcription factors; chromatin regulation of gene expression and epigenetic.
3. The splicing process and its regulation; Eukaryotic mRNA processing; mRNA quality and stability; regulatory RNAs and mechanisms of regulation; ribosomes, the genetic code, Translation and its regulation in prokaryotic and eukaryotic.
4. Experimental methods in modern molecular biology; OMICS, Gene cloning; expression vectors; Genetic engineering and genetic therapy.

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PrerequisiteIntroduction to Biology A (04551512) +Biochemistry (04552548)

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