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The Future of Genetics in Medicine

  • Schedule : Online
  • Who is this for: This course is aimed at current healthcare professionals, who are interested in learning more about the fundamentals of genetics and how genomic technologies are transforming medical practice.
  • Associated with the course Provider : No

Duration: 2 Weeks
Schedule: Online
Level: Intermediate
Rs: 10,225

Course Overview

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of human genetics; the human genome, DNA, chromosomes, and genes

  • Describe the normal processes of cell division, transcription, and translation within a human cell

  • Evaluate the mechanisms for the introduction of variation into the human genome, including normal genetic variation and disease-causing variation

  • Compare the characteristics of somatic mutations vs constitutional mutations within the human genome

  • Fundamentals of human genetics; the human genome, DNA, chromosomes, and genes

  • Normal processes of cell division, transcription, and translation within a human cell

  • Introduction of variation into the human genome, including normal genetic variation and disease-causing variation

  • Compare the characteristics of somatic mutations vs constitutional mutations within the human genome

  • Different mechanisms by which errors in the genetic code can lead to disease

  • Impact of a genetic condition on the lives of patients

  • The challenges involved in accurate and effective communication in genomics

  • DNA, genes, chromosomes and the human genome;

  • Normal genetic variation;

  • Genetic variation and disease: genetic mutations and chromosome abnormalities;

  • The inheritance of genetic conditions;

  • Emerging genomic technologies including next-generation sequencing;

  • The interpretation of genomic data;

  • The application of genomics to clinical practice;

  • Communicating genomic information to patients;

  • The legal and ethical implications associated with the use of genomic data.