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SCI 8021SEF

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MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGY

SCI 8021SEF

More information: Course Guide

MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGY

Course Start Date
Sum 2024
Course Level
Postgraduate
Length in Terms
1 term
Credits
3
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Sum 2024
Postgraduate1 term3
English

Course Coordinator:

Dr. CHAN Yuen Kwong Kelvin, BSc (UR), PhD (HKU)

Lectures will be scheduled on weekday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays.

SCI 8021SEF is a course designed by the School of Science and Technology for the Postgraduate programme.

Aims

This course is designed for students studying Medical Laboratory Science. It provides insights and understanding of theoretical and practical elements of molecular technology applicable to the field of medical science, and enhances students’ awareness of the use of these modern techniques in laboratory diagnosis and disease detection. 

Contents

The course covers the following topics:

  1. Nucleic acids
  2. Basic transcription apparatus
  3. Nucleic acid amplification testing
  4. Molecular basis of diseases

Assessment

Course assessment includes continuous assessment and a final examinations. Continuous assessment includes a mid-term test and laboratory reports. A three-hour final written examination will be conducted at the end of the course.

Set book(s)

There is no textbook for the course. Instructor will provide lecture notes and other necessary learning materials.