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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
TBT302 Molecular Genetics 927001 3 6 7
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The lecture studied science of genetics at the molecular level provides the basic knowledge and skills .
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Levent Mercan
Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will learn the structure and functions of nucleic acids.
  2. Students will learn the mechanisms of regulation by prokaryotic and eukaryotic gene expression.
  3. Students will have knowledge about the components and functioning of epigenetic mechanisms.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Reece, R.J. 2004. Analysis of Genes and Genomes. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. West Susex, England. 491 s.
Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis, J., Raff, M., Roberts, K., Walter, P. 2008. Hücrenin Moleküler Biyolojisi, TÜBA Yayınları, Ankara. 1530 s.
Yıldırım, A., Bardakçı, F., Karataş, M., Tanyolaç, B. 2010. Moleküler Biyoloji. Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara. 685 s.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Introduction to molecular genetics Nucleic acid metabolism Structure and replication of DNA DNA repair mechanisms and enzymes Genes and mutations RNA Transcription and Translation mechanisms Regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes Regulation of gene expression in eukaryotes Genetic recombination The creation and analysis of DNA clones Chromosome analysis Molecular markers Epigenetics
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to molecular genetics Practice
2.Nucleic acid metabolism Practice
3.Structure and replication of DNA Practice
4.DNA repair mechanisms and enzymes Practice
5.Genes and mutations Practice
6.RNA Practice
7.Transcription and Translation mechanism Practice
8.Regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes Practice
9.Regulation of gene expression in eukaryotes Practice
10.Mid-term exam
11.Genetic recombination Practice
12.The creation and analysis of DNA clones Laboratory
13.Chromosome analysis Practice
14.Molecular markers-Epigenetics Laboratory
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination23060