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EPIGENETICS AND BASICS OF ROLE IN HUMAN DISEASE
EPIGENETICA E CENNI SULLE BASI EPIGENETICHE DELLE MALATTIE

Epigenetics and basics of role in human disease
Epigenetica e Cenni sulle Basi Epigenetiche delle Malattie

A.Y. Credits
2021/2022 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Mirco Fanelli please contact the lecturer
Teaching in foreign languages
Course with optional materials in a foreign language English
This course is entirely taught in Italian. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Biotechnology (L-2)
Curriculum: PERCORSO COMUNE
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Learning Objectives

The course of Epigenetics and basics of role in human diseases aims to provide students the basic information of the epigenetic mechanisms and their role in the development of human diseases. 

Program

1. Introduction to Epigenetics

2. The basis of transcription process

3. DNA packging and chromatin architecture

4. Chromatin remodeling 

5. DNA methylation and experimental approaches

6. Histone post-translational modifications (HPTMs)

7. Histone modifications machinery

8. Chromatin Imunoprecipitation: ChIP

9 Non coding RNA: an intro

10. Epigenetics of cancer

Bridging Courses

none

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Knowledge and understanding - Acquisition of the tools to understand the mechanisms of disease. Ability to use the language of their specific discipline.

Applying knowledge and understanding - Ability to recognize and apply the cognitive tools and the rigorous approach of the Epigenetic as rational of any activity related directly and indirectly to health protection.

Indipendence of judgment - Being able to learn and independently evaluate the results of investigations on epigenrtic related to both physiological and pathological models 

Communicative skills - Ability to explain, in a simple, immediate and exhaustive manner the acquired knowledge and to know how to interface with future professional roles (researchers, students, health-operative).

Learning ability - Upgrade capabilities through consultation of the scientific literatue of the discipline. Ability to participate, using the knowledge gained in the course, the continuous updating initiatives in the professional field.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

none


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Lectures

Attendance

No obligation

Course books

EPIGENETICS - Lyle Armstrong - Garland Science

other books under evaluation - dditional material will be provided by the lecturer 

Assessment

The final assessment of learning includes only a written test aimed at verifying the understanding of the key topics of epigenetic processes both in the physiological and pathological framework. The student will be asked 30 questions (in the form of multiple choice and open questions) distributed over the entire teaching program through the University Blended Learning platform.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Didactics

Lectures

Attendance

No obligation

Course books

EPIGENETICS - Lyle Armstrong - Garland Science

other books under evaluation - dditional material will be provided by the lecturer 

Assessment

The final assessment of learning includes only a written test aimed at verifying the understanding of the key topics of epigenetic processes both in the physiological and pathological framework. The student will be asked 30 questions (in the form of multiple choice and open questions) distributed over the entire teaching program through the University Blended Learning platform.

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