Jun 06, 2020  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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BIO 564 Advanced Molecular Diagnostics

2 Credits

The course provides an in-depth review of the theory of molecular techniques such as nucleic acid hybridization, amplification, sequencing, and genotyping. In addition, the application of these techniques in the diagnosis, monitoring, therapeutic decision-making, and prediction of genetic, hematopathological, infectious, and malignant diseases is discussed. Topics to be discussed include but are not limited to: advanced methods in sequencing and automation, pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine, and case studies in molecular oncology, hematopathology, genetics, and infectious diseases. Review of current scientific literature and advanced laboratory practice issues will also be covered.

Prerequisite(s): Baccalaureate degree with appropriate pre-requisite courses.

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