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Course Title[Course Code]:Molecular Genetics[Gen 402]

Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Genetics
Program: Agricultural biotechnology
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Undergraduate(Second Year-First Semester)
Hours:
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( 2 ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
Molecular genetics addresses the structure, function, and regulation of the molecules involved in heredity - DNA, RNA, and proteins. We will discuss many genetic applications and issues including genetic engineering, gene therapy, molecular medicines, eugenics, and biotechnology. In the laboratory, we will learn numerous molecular techniques including DNA purification, PCR, gene cloning, and recombinant DNA expression using a viral