Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101036041998Recent Advances in BiochemistryElective128
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
The aim is to provide students with depth of knowledge of a number of recent advanced selected topics in biochemistry that will relate to and build upon the foundations laid in undergraduate and graduate subjects for students who will continue to expertise in any field of biochemistry.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Figen Zihnioğlu
Learning Outcomes
1Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate the literature in Biochemistry
2Be able to read scientific literature searching and interpret the knowledge of recent topics in biochemistry.
3Be able to understand and apply the biochemical aspects in any field of biochemistry.
4Gain an ability to evaluate, compare and interpret the scientific developments.
5Give constructive critism by sharing ideas with peers in a group study
6Be able to follow up recent topics in Biochemistry
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Topics selected from various areas of biochemistry will be dealing with interesting recent research results will be discussed by series of seminars.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Subject determination, Article investigation
2Subject determination, Article investigation
3Examination and comprehension of articles.
4Class seminar on reading assignment
5Class seminar on reading assignment
6Class seminar on reading assignment
7Class Discussion
8Midterm evaluation
9Subject determination, Article investigation, Examination and comprehension of articles.
10Class seminar on reading assignment
11Class seminar on reading assignment
12Class seminar on reading assignment
13Class seminar on reading assignment
14Class Discussion
15Class Discussion
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbooks and related articles will be chosen according to the subjects of the year Please consult your lecturer
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Tutorial10220
Discussion326
Brain Storming10220
Seminar428
Criticising Paper10220
Self Study14456
Individual Study for Final Examination11717
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)205
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
PO
9
PO
10
PO
11
PO
12
LO15 5         
LO2   5        
LO3  4      3  
LO4          4 
LO5       5    
LO6        5   
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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