Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    DNA as genetic material, Mendelian genetics, chromosomal basis of heredity, complex traits, evolutionary genetics, molecular genetics, formulation of genetic hypotheses.

    Course Objectives:

    1. To understand basic genetic concepts
    2. To develop learning processes and problem solving skills in genetics
    3. To be familiar with important concept and application of genetic instrumentation.
    4. To be able to formulate genetic hypotheses and work out phenotypic consequences.
    5. To be able to appreciate human genome project applications to biomedical science.
    6. Getting to know and appreciate some autobiography of prominent geneticists.
    7. Develop capacity and motivation to read more advance text books on genetics and also some details in scientific articles in current scientific journals.
    8. Develop critical thinking by doing some problem solving in class.
    9. Being exposed to current job market in biological sciences especially in genetics.

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Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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