Genetics and Genomics lab

10 October – 11 November 2022 
Live online sessions: 14, 28 October & 4 November 2022

This short course provides you with basic genomic science knowledge, including genomic architecture, regulatory systems, genetic variation, function and how this impacts upon disease processes and clinical outcomes.

The course will address:

  • genomic architecture (particularly functional genomic units in eukaryotes and prokaryotes),
  • principles of gene regulation, chromatin structure, and DNA variation

This fully online course is run over 5 consecutive weeks and you are expected to conduct 7 – 10 hours per week of guided and self-directed asynchronous learning, which also incorporates group work online. There are also planned synchronous sessions during the module to discuss ideas, present group and individual work and to facilitate further learning.

The course consists of several synchronous sessions on a video-conferencing platform, where you will experience active learning, as well as weekly online tasks and related activities for you to complete individually or in small groups. These learning tasks will cover the cutting edge of issues in paediatric infectious disease. This is supported by case-based learning and practical guidance.