2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jan 26, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 325 - Molecular Diagnostics

Credits: 3
In depth discussion and analysis of molecular biological techniques for research, forensics, and clinical diagnosis. Diagnostics for diseases, cancer, and disorders will be examined.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Plan an in vitro biological process of DNA replication, transcription and translation with modifications for diagnostic testing.
  2. Examine current recombinant DNA technologies and methods for analysis and characterization.
  3. Compare and contrast DNA polymorphisms and control of gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes as it applies to clinical and criminal labs.
  4. Analyze results from published molecular tests.
  5. Discuss and present current journal articles on molecular biological methods of disease detection.

Prerequisite: BIOL 190  and BIOL 191 ; and CHEM 110  or higher; all with a grade of C or better

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