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BSc (Hons) Physiological Sciences

Module code: HCS308

Module name: Human Genetics and Genomics

Number of credits: 20

Overview

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.

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