Module code: HCS308
Module name: Human Genetics and Genomics
Number of credits: 20
Understand the structure of the human genome and how epigenetic factors enable gene expression to be controlled. Examine the genetic basis of disease and how this knowledge is being used to develop novel treatment strategies. Explore cutting-edge developments in the field of clinical genetics, including whole-genome sequencing and how examining an individual’s genotype can be used to predict their response to a drug.