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Genetic Modification and GMO

  • Elective course (16 credits must be selected from this group)
Semester: 4th
Class hours/week: 2 lectures | 2 practices
Credits (ECTS): 4
Form of assessment: Semester mark
Course director: Dr. Krisztián KVELL
Course code: MSM633ANEG


The subject aims to provide students with basic information on how to perform nucleic acid manipulation in both cells and animals (yielding genetically-modified organisms or GMOs). The curriculum covers methods of nucleic acid manipulation as well as the use of recombinant viral vectors. Classic examples of monogenic hematological disease treatments are also discussed as examples describing methods of intervention, therapeutic goals and achievements. Potential drawback and pitfalls are also highlighted during the course.


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