BIOC Advanced Molecular Biology
Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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Advanced Molecular Biology
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Genomics : Though not essential, it is useful for attorneys representing health care providers or lifescience companies to have a basic understanding of the science underlying their client's business and current issues in that area. Students may want to consider taking 1 or more classes on the variability of the human genome and the role of genomic information in research and drug discovery. Some biotech companies have recently noted the potential use of genomic markers in personalized medicine as well as medical research. This course discusses the rapidly developing frontiers in the study of chromosome structure and function.
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Literature-based lectures and discussion on rapidly developing frontiers in chromosome structure and function and modern insights into the control of gene expression. Emphasis is on experimental approaches and insights. Topics include chromosome organization, novel modes of transcriptional control, RNA-based mechanisms for controlling gene expression and emerging translational regulatory mechanisms. Prerequisite: undergraduate molecular biology.
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