Introduction to Molecular Genetics for Clinical Practice: Precision medicine in oncology and rare disease
Universidad Católica de Valencia
Area of Study
Health Science, Nursing, Pharmacy
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe course will formally introduce an overview of clinical genetics diagnostics for both, rare disease and oncology. Up to date examples and success stories of clinical diagnostics using NGS will be provided. Focus in new therapies and new molecular methods used for detecting the disease would be explained by outstanding professionals in the field. Attendance to related scientific seminars and introductory pathology, molecular genomics and bioinformatics sessions, is included. Likewise, the student will work on paper and tasks assignments on clinical impact of molecular techniques, molecular cancer profiling and therapies, cell signalling and molecular pathways.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.