Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, the MPhil  students will be able to comprehend basic knowledge in the:

  • Cell structure and organization
  • DNA replication, transcription, protein synthesis and enzymology
  • Molecular genetics like DNA recombination, gene structure, function and regulation as well as cell 
signaling pathways and cancer
  • Molecular cloning and molecular tools for studying genes and gene activity
  • DNA structure and function
  • The language of genetics and the terminology of molecular biology