DNA Technology / Molecular Diagnostics


Advanced module on the uses of molecular biology from a clinical perspective, with  appropriate practical training in current protocols  and usage of  associated laboratory equipment and reagents

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the underlying molecular causes of inherited conditions and pathological manifestations.

  2. Describe in detail the molecular  techniques that are   used to detect/confirm the presence of inherited conditions, infectious diseases, and  pathological states.

  3. Apply appropriate software and bioinformatics tools to analyse molecular results and  sequence-generated  data  via Internet- and computer-assisted  programmes.

  4. Prepare stock reagents and solutions

  5. Operate, maintain, and trouble-shoot molecular biology equipment.

  6. Address problematic issues associated with protocols and reagents.

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