FACULTY OF SCIENCES
BIOLOGY
Course Name   MOLECULAR EVOLUTION (ELECTIVE)
Semester Course Code Theoretical / Practice time ECTS
8 2701850 2 / 0 3
Course Degree Bachelor's degree
Course Language Turkish
Format of Delivery: Face to Face
Course Coordinator Prof. Dr. Tuna UYSAL
Coordinator e-mail
Instructors
Asistant Instructors
Course Objectives Use of molecular biology techniques in the evolutionary biology, the evolution of genesand proteins, and understanding of genetic diversity in natural populations, the improtance of gene families and phylogenetic analyses, teaching of molecularevolution models, using comperative genomics to reveal the comparison between the species and the solution of some genetic problems.
Basic Sciences Engineering Scinces Social Sciences Educational Sciences Artistic sciences Medical Science Agricultural sciences
70 0 0 0 0 30 0
Course Learning Methods and Techniquies
Theorical expression, question-answer, discussion, current literature study, presentations.
Week Course Content Resource
1 What is evolution and molecular evolution? Books
2 Classfication and phylogeny, molecular clocks and gene trees. Books
3 Molecular phylogeny Books
4 Genetic diversity, origin, genes and genomes, gene mutations. Books
5 In the formation of a random mutation, changes in karyotype. Books
6 Basic principles of diversity in society, the genetic diversity of natural populations, polymorphism, diversity of proteins, diversity in DNA-level. Books
7 Genetic-drift theory and evolution, neutral allele theory of molecular evolution, gene flow. Books
8 Natural ion and adaptation Books
9 Midterm exam
10 The genetic theory of natural ion, molecular traces of natural ion. Books
11 The evolution of genes and proteins. Books
12 Genomic diversity and evolution of repeated sequences and mobile genetic elements. Books
13 The emergence of new genes, duplication, gene families, phylogenetic and adaptive diversification. Books
14 Molecular evolution models. Books
15 Molecular evolution of animals and plants. Final exam Books
Assesment Criteria   Mid-term exam Final exam
  Quantity Percentage Quantity Percentage  
Term Studies : - - - -
Attendance / Participation : - - - -
Practical Exam : - - - -
Special Course Exam : - - - -
Quiz : - - - -
Homework : - - - -
Presentations and Seminars : - - - -
Projects : - - - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : - - - -
Case studies : - - - -
Field Studies : - - - -
Clinical Studies : - - - -
Other Studies : - - - -
Mid-term exam   1 40 - -
Final exam   - - 1 60
ECTS WORK LOAD TABLE   Number Duration
Course Duration : 13 2
Classroom Work Time : 2 1
Presentations and Seminars : 1 2
Course Internship : - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : - -
Field Studies : - -
Case studies : - -
Projects : - -
Homework : - -
Quiz : - -
Mid-term exam : 1 30
Final Exam : 1 30
ECTS 3
No COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES CONTRIBUTION
D.Ö.Ç. 1 To make a connection between molecular biology techniques and the evolution. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 2 To understand the evolution of genes and proteins, genetic diversity in natural populations 4
D.Ö.Ç. 3 The importance of gene families and phylogenetic analyses. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 4 Teaching of molecular evolution models. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 5 The use of comperative genomics toreveal the comparion between the species and the solution of some genetic problems. 2
D.Ö.Ç. 6 Homeotic genes contribution for evolution 4
* 1: Zayıf - 2: Orta - 3: İyi - 4: Çok İyi
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