Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Medical Biology DEN   186 1 3 0 6

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Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Mehmet Bertan YILMAZ
To provides information on general methods and concepts in biology, basic biological properties of living things, human genetics, cancer biology, biology of immunity, and applications.
To understand cell structure function; The structure and function of the molecules carrying genetic information, the interaction with other molecules, the structure and function of the molecules carrying the genetic information, the structure and properties of the cell, the cell membrane and internal membrane systems, the membrane signaling, the names of other organelles of the cell and their structural properties and functions, Synthesis of proteins, hereditary transitional forms of genetic information, properties of chromosomes, and relate problems inherent in chromosomes and genetic information flow to hereditary diseases

Learning Outcomes
1) To be able to comprehend the concepts related to the field of biology and the relations between the concepts and to have current theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of health
2) Understanding the principles of biology.
3) Description of prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms.
4) Learn basic genetic concepts.
5) Acquire knowledge about the relationship between basic genetic concepts and diseases.
6) Gain knowledge about the basis of genetic mechanisms.
7) To knowledge about novel applications in genetics.

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Methods and Concepts in Biology Textbook
2 Origin and Evolution of Living Things, Human Evolution Textbook
3 Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Organisms Textbook
4 LAB: 1 Lab. instruments, Introduction and use of microscope, Cell Textbook
5 Cellular Macromolecules and Fluids Textbook
6 Structure and Function of the Cell Textbook
7 Cell Respiration and Photosynthesis Textbook
8 LAB: 2 Biogenesis, bacteria, yeast and fungi Textbook
9 Cell cycle Textbook
10 Mitosis-Meiosis Division, Asexual and Sexual Reproduction Textbook
11 LAB: 3 Diffusion, osmosis, plasmolysis, Deplazmolysis, Photosynthesis and Respiration Experiments, mitosis division Textbook
12 Structure of Genetic Material, Replication of DNA, Genetic Code and Transcription Textbook
13 Translational and Protein Synthesis, Control Mechanisms of Gene Expression Textbook
14 Mutation and prevention, Mutation types and mechanisms of occurrence Textbook
15 Human Genome Project, DNA Repair Mechanisms Textbook
16-17 Mid-Year Exam Textbook Motivations to Show

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