GBE 100 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
General and Molecular Biology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GBE 100
Fall
2
2
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To relate the concepts of cellular and molecular biology; to visualize what a cell performs during its life
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • identify basic structures of a cell.
  • define how genetic information is conveyed in a cell.
  • describe the mechanism of cellular transport.
  • define the mechanisms of cell signaling.
  • discuss the interplay between cell cycle, cell death and cancer.
Course Content

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Cells and Genomes Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 1
2 Cell Chemistry and Bioenergetics Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 2
3 Proteins Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 3
4 DNA, Chromosomes and Cancer Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 4
5 DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 5
6 How Cells Read The Genome From DNA to Protein Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 6
7 Midterm I
8 Control of Gene Expression Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 7
9 Membrane Structure and Transport of Substances Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 10 and 11
10 Intracellular Vesicle Transport and Distribution Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 12 and 13
11 The Cell Cytoskeleton Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 16
12 Midterm II
13 Cellular Signal Transmission Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 15
14 Cell Cycle and Cell Death Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 17 and 18
15 Cancer Molecular Biology of the Cell - Chapter 20
16 Final

 

Course Textbooks
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
20
Homework / Assignments
2
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
25
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
75
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
25
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
5
Homework / Assignments
2
8
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
20
Final / Oral Exam
1
20
    Total
180

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have sufficient background in Mathematics, Basic sciences and Biomedical Engineering areas and the skill to use this theoretical and practical background in the problems of the Biomedical Engineering.

2

To identify, formulate and solve Biomedical Engineering-related problems by using state-of-the-art methods, techniques and equipment; to select and apply appropriate analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

3

To analyze a complex system, system components or process, and to design with realistic limitations to meet the requirements using modern design techniques; to apply modern design techniques for this purpose.

4

To choose and use the required modern techniques and tools for analysis and solution of complex problems in Biomedical Engineering applications; to skillfully use information technologies.

5

To design and do simulation and/or experiment, collect and analyze data and interpret results for studying complex engineering problems or research topics of the discipline. 

6

To efficiently participate in intradisciplinary and multidisciplinary teams; to work independently.

7

To communicate both in oral and written form in Turkish; to have knowledge of at least one foreign language; to have the skill to write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, present, give and receive clear instructions.

8

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.

9

To behave ethically, to be aware of professional and ethical responsibilities; to have knowledge about the standards in Biomedical Engineering applications.

10

To have information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.

11

To have knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Biomedical Engineering solutions.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest