Course: Biology

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Course title Biology
Course code BIO/VCB11
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 13
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
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Nováková Marie, Mgr.
  • Chalupová Vlastimila, RNDr. CSc.
  • Novotný Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Divoký Vladimír, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Fellnerová Ivana, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Horváthová Monika, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Horák Vladimír, MUDr. et MUDr.
  • Partschová Martina, Mgr.
  • Rašková Kafková Leona, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Saxová Zuzana, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Korbašová Zuzana, Mgr.
  • Kořalková Pavla, Mgr.
  • Radošová Muchová Tereza, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Kráľová Barbora, Mgr.
  • Somíková Zuzana, MVDr.
  • Šimková Dana, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Genetic information and mutagenesis, inheritance in multicellular organisms, mendelian and non-mendelian inheritance, gonosomal inheritance, gene linkage, inborn chromosomal abnormalities, molecular basis of selected disorders, genetic prognosis, biology of immune system, genetics of immunity, population genetics, stem cells, viruses.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Observation, Laboratory Work
Learning outcomes
The subject advances the subject matter of secondary school genetics and extends the students' knowledge of genetics with special attention to human genetics. The seminars are designed to teach students how to use theoretical genetics in clinical medicine.
The subject allows the students to use their theoretical knowledge in genetics for studying human diseases.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of biology corresponding to the 4-year grammar school level.
BIO/VCA11

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Written exam, Dialog, Seminar Work

The attendance of obligatory practicals and seminars in regular or in substitute terms; passed tests; written protocols based on the seminar labwork. Semester credit. Written and oral examination after the second semester of study. The content of lectures is a part of the exam requirements. The exam consists of computer test including questions from fundamental recommended literature and theoretic oral exam.
Recommended literature
  • Alberts, B. a kol. (2001). Základy buněčné biologie. Espero Publishing, Ústí nad Labem.
  • Nussbaum, R. L., Mcinnes, R. R., Willard, H. F. (2004). Klinická genetika. Praha: Triton.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2012) Medical sciences 1 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2011) Medical sciences 1 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2014) Medical sciences 1 Summer
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry General Medicine (2015) Medical sciences 1 Summer