Genome Editing And Engineering

12 weeks

@VTU COE

2.0
(2) 40 Students

What you will learn

  • structure of genome

  • genome editing tools

This course is designed for UG & PG students, research scholars and young scientists to introduce them to basics and applications of genome editing and engineering. The course starts with understanding of basic organization and structure of genome. It gives a brief overview on different DNA strand breaks and their repair mechanism. It introduces learners to theoretical basics of genetic engineering and discusses it’s limitations in tackling genetic problems of animals and plants. The key concepts of Genome editing are discussed thoroughly with emphasis on the major genome editing tools ZFN, TALEN and CRISP/Cas9. It discusses the biochemical basis of development of the genome editing tools, their design and their applications in various genetic conditions. It also discusses the scope and prospect of using these technologies in solving major genetic disease of human. The learners will also be acquainted with the ethical concerns associated with applications of genome editing and engineering in germline.

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Madhushree K V

1 month ago

When will the exam dates and assignment be given..??...we have applied for honours it will become difficult if information is not provided at the earliest..... Please look into this problem asap

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Sushma Ranjini M S

2 months ago

kindly mention the type of exam (whether its core or objective ) for all the courses

Meet Your Instructor

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About Instructor

VTU is one of the largest Technological Universities in India with 24 years of Tradition of excellence in Engineering & Technical Education, Research and Innovations. It came into existence in the year 1998 to cater the needs of Indian industries for trained technical manpower with practical experience and sound theoretical knowledge.

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  • Course Duration
    31 h 27 m 16 s
  • Course Level
    Intermediate
  • Student Enrolled
    40
  • Language
    English
This Course Includes
  • 31 h 27 m 16 s Video Lectures
  • 0 Quizzes
  • 0 Assignments
  • 0 Downloadable Resources
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