Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
MBG4003 Comparative Genomics and Proteomics Fall 2 0 2 5
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi EMİNE KANDEMİŞ
Recommended Optional Program Components: There is none.
Course Objectives: The objective of this course is to provide information about the "omics" technology, especially focusing on genomics and proteomics. The recent applications of these areas and relevant bioinformatics background will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Define the "omics" technologies.
2. Discuss the technologies behind genomics and proteomics studies.
3. Discuss the applications of both structural and functional genomics and also the proteomics studies.
4. Define basic information about bioinformatics.
5. Recognize the importance of these technologies in modern genetics.

Course Content

Computational, molecular and genetic methodologies are covered including applications in structural and functional genomics (genome analysis and comparative genomics, technologies for transcriptional profiling), proteomics and related bioinformatics.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) The rise of "omics" technology Reading
2) The organization and structure of genomes Reading
3) Genome mapping Reading
4) Genome-Sequencing projects Reading
5) Functional Genomics I Reading
6) Functional Genomics II Reading
7) Analysis of the transcriptome Reading
8) Comparative genomics Reading
9) Overview Reading
10) Proteomics I Reading
11) Proteomics II Reading
12) Proteomics III Reading
13) Applications I Reading
14) Applications II Reading


Course Notes / Textbooks: Ders notları haftalık olarak verilecektir.
Course notes will be supplied weekly.

References: 1)Discovering genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics, Campbell AM and Heyer LJ, 2nd edition, 2007, Pearson education Inc., ISBN: 0-8053-8219-4
2)Bioinformatics and Functional genomics, Pevsner J, 2nd edition, 2009, John Wiley & Sons Inc., ISBN: 978-0-470-08585-1
3)Principles of gene manipulation and genomics, Primrose SB and Tywan RM, 7th edition, 2006, Blacwell Publishing, ISBN: 9781405135443"

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 1 % 5
Quizzes 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 25
Final 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 2 28
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentations / Seminar 1 20 20
Midterms 1 17 17
Final 1 18 18
Total Workload 125

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.