Clinical Laboratory Sciences Course Description


CLLS 6307

Molecular Diagnostics


Primary Instructor:  ZhangCredit Hours:  3

The student will be given the opportunity to demonstrate: 1) correlate molecular diagnostics concepts, including DNA replication, transcription, translation, DNA damage and repair, mutagenesis, and genetic exchange; 2) skills in cloning, bacterial transformation, DNA isolation, identification, sequencing, mammalian tissue culture techniques, and protein expression and purification; 3) perform a number of clinically relevant procedures including isolation of human chromosomal DNA and analysis of DNA, utilizing techniques such as nucleic acid transfer, hybridization, PCR analysis, and DNA fingerprinting; and 4) perform accurately all routine procedures utilized during the course, by completion of the unit in which they are presented, as well as describe laboratory-induced errors for each type of procedure. (30 lecture hours and 60 lab hours per enrollment period)


Prerequisite:  CLLS 3314 Biochemistry
Lab Fee:  $30.00
Lecture Hours:  30
Lab Hours:  60
Syllabus:  Available here.

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