Type of Course
Graduate course: "Molecular organization of life"
Biology, University of Crete
Charalampos (Babis) Spilianakis, PhD
2810-391163 (office), 2810-391173 (lab)
09.00 am - 21.00 pm
Lecture Room B, Department of Biology
Lecture: Thursday 24.11.2016, 13:00-15:00
Paper discussion: Wednesday 30.11.2016, 10:00-12:00
Lectures (PowerPoint Presentations), Videos & narrated animations
Attendance at all lecture sessions is expected. If a session is missed, it is the student’s sole responsibility to make up any work missed.
Academic Honor Principle
Students are expected to observe the University’s Code of Student Conduct. Cheating on examinations and/or problem sets is not acceptable and will be met with zero tolerance!
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Each academic year the Powerpoint presentations in either .pptx format (Microsoft Office 2011) or .pdf format will be uploaded upon the completion of each lecture (material included in an individual lecture's file may be covered in more than a 2 hours session).
a. Chromosome packaging and structure.
b. Trans-allelic phenomena. (Transvection, Paramutation, Repeat-induced point mutation,
Parental Imprinting, X-chromosome inactivation, long-range chromatin interactions).
c. Chromosome territories, sub-nuclear compartments.
d. Imaging techniques to study gene localization and expression.