DNA to Disease: Genetics for Beginners

15 May 2024
FreeAdvance at MRC Harwell
MRC Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK

What is a gene? What is DNA? How do these make proteins? What goes wrong and causes disease in the human body? This course provides a comprehensive introduction into genetics, covering the genetic code and how this leads to protein formation, as well as how errors in DNA can lead to disease.

After this course, you will be able to:
Understand the concept of DNA and how genetic traits are inherited from one generation to the next Understand what genes are and how they code for different proteins Understand the role of different proteins in making different cell types Understand some of the processes by which genetic disease can occur

Who is this for??

  • Animal Technicians
  • Technical Staff
  • Those who are new to genetics

Cost: 250£

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