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
Describe the underlying molecular causes of inherited conditions and pathological manifestations.
Describe in detail the molecular techniques that are used to detect/confirm the presence of inherited conditions, infectious diseases, and pathological states.
Apply appropriate software and bioinformatics tools to analyse molecular results and sequence-generated data via Internet- and computer-assisted programmes.
Prepare stock reagents and solutions
Operate, maintain, and trouble-shoot molecular biology equipment.
Address problematic issues associated with protocols and reagents.