Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
300001342005BIOLOGY-IICompulsory123
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to introduce biomolecules comprising organisms and solidify the knowledge on cells, organelles, membranes, structure and organisation of tissues, cellular metabolism, cell cycle and divisions, enzymatic catalysis, genetic materials and their transfer and expression.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Aysun Pabuccuoğlu, Prof.Dr. Ayfer Yalçın, Prof. Dr.Sibel Konyalıoğlu, Prof. Dr.Petek Ballar Kırmızıbayrak, Doç.Dr.Güliz Armagan
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to compare the prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
2Being able to have knowledge on cells, organelles and tissues
3Being able to associate cellular homeostasis, structure and organisation of biologic membranes, transport systems, cell cycle and division by having adequate knowledge
4Being able to possess the principle knowledge on biomolecules such as proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and nucleic acids
5Being able to comprehend the physiological importance of metabolism by learning the main principals and process
6Being able to interpret the importance of the enzymatic catalysis and mechanism
7Being able to comprehend the blood types and immune system
8Being able to commentate structure-function of genetic materyal (DNA, RNA) and genetic code
9Being able to associate DNA replication and biosynthesis of RNA and protein with cellular functionality
10Being able to have knowledge on mutations, mutagens, carcinogenic and teratogenic effects
11Being able to have knowledge on chromosomal structure, inherited disorders and inheritance patterns
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Cellular classifications: Prokaryotic vs Eukaryotic cells, Cellular organelles , Cellular cytoskeleton system and extracellular matrix, cellular homeostasis, biological membranes and molecular transport through membranes, Cell cycle and division, Chemistry of biomolecules (Carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids), Metabolism in animal organism and ATP, Catalysis and introduction to enzymes, Introduction to Genetics: Genetic material, structure and function of DNA and RNA, Replication ve transcription, Genetic code, ribosomes and protein synthesis (translation), Mutation, mutagens, teratogenic and carcinogenic factors, Chromosomal disorders and inheritence patterns - Blood types, Immunity
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Cellular classifications: Prokaryotic vs Eukaryotic cells
2Cellular organelles
3Cellular cytoskeleton system and extracellular matrix
4Cellular homeostasis, biological membranes and molecular transport through membranes
5Cell cycle and division
6Chemistry of biomolecules (Carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids)
7Chemistry of biomolecules (Carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids)
8Metabolism in animal organism and ATP
9Catalysis and introduction to enzymes
10Introduction to Genetics: Genetic materyal, structure and function of DNA and RNA
11Replication ve transcription
12Genetic code, ribosomes and protein synthesis (translation)
13Mutation, mutagens, teratogenic and carcinogenic factors
14Chromosomal disorders and inheritence patterns
15Blood types
16Immunity
Recommended or Required Reading
Lecture notes are supplied by the lecturer
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures16232
Self Study133
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
Reading4312
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)104
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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