Undergraduate Education

Medical Genetics

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Course description:
This course will focus on fundamental aspects of human genetics, both classical and molecular genetics will be addressed, with particular application to human biology and medicine. Laws that govern inheritance and variation among individuals and populations will be considered, with special attention to the molecular aspects of inheritance, mutation and gene control. Newer molecular, cellular and cytogenic approaches will be emphasized, whenever possible, to human gene systems and inherited diseases, so that the students could be able to master the knowledge for the diagnosis, the treatment and especially the prevention of genetic disorders. The course aims to provide a foundation for the appreciation and application of impact genetics in the practice of medicine.

Contact information:
Course leader: Professor Xianning Zhang (zhangxianning@zju.edu.cn)
Course coordinator: Ping Yu  (pingyu@zju.edu.cn)