Course: Medical Biology and Genetics

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Course title Medical Biology and Genetics
Course code BIO/LBG
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Partschová Martina, Mgr.
Course content
Biopolymers. Cytology. Genetic information, gene. DNA replication, transcription. Proteosynthesis. Mutations and mutagenes. Cell geonome. Cell cycle, mitosis, meiosis. Basic principles of inheritance in multicellular organisms. Inheritance and sex. Cytogenetics. Metabolic human diseases.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
Learning outcomes
The subject provides general knowledge of cellular biology and genetics.
Students obtain basic knowledge of the basal cellular organization, of the function of cellular structures and of the basic laws of inheritance.
Students ought to have fundamental biology attainments at the secondary education level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Written exam

The attendance of obligatory lab works and seminars in regular or in substitute terms; passed tests. Written and oral examination after the first semester of study.
Recommended literature
  • Alberts, B. a kol. (2001). Základy buněčné biologie. Espero Publishing, Ústí nad Labem.
  • Nečas, O. et al. (2000). Obecná biologie pro lékařské fakulty. Praha: H&H.
  • Thompson & Thompson, Nussbaum, McInnes, Willard. (2004). Klinická genetika. Vydavatel Triton.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Optometry (2014) Health service 1 Winter