Genomes and Development

Module code: NS3006

Topics Covered

  • Organisation of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genomes
  • DNA replication recombination and repair
  • Mechanisms of evolution
  • Role of evolution in disease
  • Organisation of cells in development
  • Differential gene expression in development
Generation of diversity through evolution of development 

Learning

  • 45 hours of lectures
  • 2 hours of seminars
  • 20 hours of tutorials
  • 42 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 191 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Coursework (20%)
  • Analysis (10%)
  • Essay (4%)
  • Report (3%)
  • Computer practical (3%)
  • Exam, 1.5 hours (30%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (30%)