CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN BIOMARKER RESEARCH & INDIVIDUALIZED MEDICINE (SCHOOL OF BRIM)

student learning objectives (SLOs) database course


The following course-specific SLOs map back to the BPG program-specific SLOs.

Graduating students WILL BE ABLE TO:

1) Work with modern public online databases and accompanying web resources, using SQL where appropriate.
2) Describe mammalian genome structure and function, including (for example):
a) Coding/non-coding sequence distribution
b) Isochore structure
c) Repeated element distribution
d) Intron/exon structure and distribution
e) Transcription factor binding sites
3) Discuss the processes of genome evolution, including (for example):
a) Mechanisms of mutation
b) Consequences and exploitation of SNPs
c) Fixation of mutations
d) Genetic drift

Last Updated: 6/9/16