INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Genetics and Bioengineering PhD
2015-2016

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
GBE 602 Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Area Elective 6 3 151 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Yusuf Turan, Prof. Dr. Professor Dr. Yusuf Turan Yusuf Turan, Prof. Dr.
[email protected] [email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. The impact of biotechnology
  2. Some basic principles and applications of molecular biology
  3. Cell signaling, protein synthesis, post-translational modification
  4. PCR, RT-PCR, Putative genes, EST, Gene Banks
  5. DNA isolation, RNA isolation and purification
  6. Vectors, plasmids, primer designing, bioinformatics
  7. Solvent and medium (liquid and agar plates) preparations
  8. Midterm
  9. Electrophoresis (Agar and PAGE) and UV-visualization
  10. Restriction endonucleases, restriction sites of genes and vectors
  11. Ligation of genes (insert) and vectors, transformation to cells
  12. Amplification, isolation and purification of clones
  13. Transformation of clones to expression cells, induction and expression
  14. Purification of the product
  15. Evaluation some academic publications to summarize the above biotechnological principals and applications

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Assignments
    • Use of educational films
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Total: 0
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • Reading list will be given each week of the courses. The course book will be complemented with descriptions from other literature and with relevant case studies from research.

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)14342
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week)122
      Final Examination(1 week)122
      Preparation for Midterm Examination12020
      Preparation for Final Examination14040
      Assignment / Homework/ Project14342
      Seminar / Presentation133
      Total Workload: 151
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 6