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Oct 2, 2015 by Marcia Firmani (firmanim)
MLS 4251 : Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 08:22:52 GMT
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:31:37 GMT
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Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)
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MLS-BSHS: Medical Laboratory Science
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
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Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Short Course Title
Molecular Dx Lab
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An introduction to the theory of and laboratory techniques in molecular biology with an emphasis on molecular and serological techniques, including DNA extraction and quantitation, restriction enzyme digestion, polymerase chain reaction, agarose gel electrophoresis, flow cytometry, and ELISA.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: • Use appropriate aseptic technique when performing laboratory procedures • Explain the principle of all tests performed in the molecular and serology section of the clinical laboratory • Perform various molecular and serological-based technologies, including: o PCR o Nucleic acid extraction o Electrophoresis o Sequencing o ELISA • Describe the process of nucleic acid extraction, amplification and visualization • Discuss the components needed for nucleic acid electrophoresis • Compare and contrast the various nucleic acid amplification techniques • Differentiate among the various sequencing technologies, including: o Maxam-Gilbert o Chain termination o Next generation • Discuss ethical considerations of molecular test results
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
This is a hands-on lab course that will be taught with MLS 4151 Molecular Diagnostics online didactic course in the MLS blended program.
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