Human Genetics and Developmental Biology

Module code: BIS4010-B

Module Aims



To promote knowledge of the basic principles of human genetics and developmental biology and understanding of the origin and function of gametes and stem cells. To consider the role of genes, mutations, chromosomal aberrations and aneuploidy in the cause and incidence of human disease. To study some of the molecular mechanisms that underpin human genetic disease. To consider current issues in reproductive medicine and human genetics, and ethical approaches used for decision making in these fields.

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