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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
ZMT202 Genetics 927001 2 4 3
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Giving information and knowledege about fundamental concepts of the science of genetics to undergraduate students.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Levent Mercan
Learning Outcomes
  1. The student will learn the structure and functions of genetic material.
  2. The student will understand the central dogma of genetics.
  3. The student will learn the basics of genetics.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Okumuş, A. 2005. Genetik. OMÜ Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları. SamsunKlug, W.S., Cummings, M.R. 2003. Genetik Kavramlar, 6. Baskıdan Çeviri, Editör:Cihan ÖNER, Palme Yayıncılık. Ankara. 816 s.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Introduction to GeneticsBasic Terminology of GeneticsHistory and Development of GeneticsCell cycleCell divisionChromosomesDNA structure and functionRNA structure and functionDNA Replication, Transcription and TranslationRegulation of gene expressionPopulation geneticsQuantitative genetics
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to genetics
2.Basic terminology of genetics
3.History and development of genetics
4.Cell cycle
5.Cell division
7.DNA structure and function
8.RNA structure and function
9.DNA Replication, Transcription and Translation
10.Mid-term exam
11.Regulation of gene expression
12.Population genetics
13.Quantitative genetics
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11212
Individual Study for Final Examination11616