This course is designed to cover the central dogma (DNA replication, RNA transcription, Protein synthesis), the mechanisms used to control and regulate gene expression, mechanisms for the preservation, mutation, and exchange of genetic information between organisms, including plasmid and bacteriophage genetics.
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)
CLO: 1. To describe the essential components of bacterial genome including pathogenic island, virulence factors, bioactive regions.
CLO: 2. To explain the importance of Plasmid and acquired genes
CLO: 3. To apply the knowledge of microbial genomes in medicine and industry.