415.867.92 CURRENT TOPICS IN MOLECULAR GENETICS II
Reviews current research in molecular genetics, exploring specific molecular techniques and applications. Students critically assess research results in assigned papers to determine their application to genetics medicine and genetic counseling.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
appreciate the types of techniques used in the molecular diagnostic lab
Discuss the issues underlying molecular diagnosis for a variety of disorders, including Fragile X syndrome, cystic fibrosis, achondroplasia, fetal Rh typing, colorectal cancer, and thrombophilias
Discuss how to interpret molecular genetic results
- Wednesday 4:00 - 4:50
415.610-.613; Must be enrolled in ScM in Genetic Counseling Program