BIO415 Genetic Engineering

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
BIO415 Genetic Engineering 3 0 6 Mo 16:00-16:50 Wed 14:00- 15:50
Prerequisite Senior Standing It is a prerequisite to
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Assistant Furkan Oflaz Assistant E-mail foflaz@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives The goal of this course is to introduce students principles, tools and methodology of genetic engineering
Textbook An Introduction to Genetic Engineering 3r ed. Desmond S. T. Nicholl, Cambridge
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Define relevant terms, tools and concepts of genetic engineering
  2. Explain the methodologies of gene isolation and manipulation
  3. Identify the elements of cloning procedure and discuss their implementation for various conditions
  4. Decribe the methods of screening and analysis of recombinant DNA and its product
  5. Design cloning strategies for recombinant DNA and implement associated bioinformatic tools.
Teaching Methods Lecturing. Problem solving. Classroom discussions
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 Background Chapter 2
Week 3 Working with nucleic acids Chapter 3
Week 4 Working with nucleic acids Chapter 3
Week 5 The Tools: Restriction Enzymes and polymerases Chapter 4
Week 6 Host cells and vectors Chapter 5
Week 7 Host cells and vectors Chapter 5
Week 8 Cloning Strategies Chapter 6
Week 9 Cloning Strategies Chapter 6
Week 10 PCR Chapter 7
Week 11 Selection Screening and Analysis of recombinants Chapter 8
Week 12 Selection Screening and Analysis of recombinants Chapter 8
Week 13 Genetic Engineering in action: Human genome Chapter 10.4
Week 14 Genetic engineering and biotechnology Chapter 11.3
Week 15 Review
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
In-term exam 1 35 1,2,3,4
Attendance 1 5
Participation 15 1,2,3,4,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 Final exam study 14 2 28
Home Study 4 15 60 Home Study 4 15 60
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 04/03/2020
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