Molecular Biology

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Molecular Biology

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Molecular Biology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

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

    Course Description:

    Critical thinking styles, brief of key instruments, reviews on basic functional interactions of macromolecules, molecular biology of genes and genomes, genetic engineering and genome analysis. Group discussion is included.

    Course Objectives:

    1. To use basic molecular biology to understand and describe biological phenomena at all levels of biological organization and complexity especially in relation to students’s research interest.
    2. To describe properties and relationship of biological, chemical, and physical properties of macromolecules.
    3. To describe overviews of important biological processes such as replication, transcription, translation and mutation.
    4. To relate biological phenomena at molecular level and evolutionary thinking.
    5. To be able to set molecular hypothesis and thinking through the experimental facts.
    6. To be able to test experimental result against hypotheses.
    7. Describe principles of instrument and key technologies in molecular biology.
    8. Discuss biography of some prominent molecular biologists.
    9. Read international scientific publications on molecular biology.
    10. Consider international job market in molecular biology.
    11. Develop sensible attitude toward molecular biology.

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