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Degree Plan

 

Credits Required : 24
Core Courses : 18
Elective Courses : 06
Research Thesis: 0

 

 

Core Courses:

 

Course Code Course Title Credits
BIOC 6001 Advance Metabolism 3
BIOC 6002 Instrumentation & Biochemical Techniques 3
BIOC 6003 Advanced Molecular Biology 3
BIOC 6004 Environmental Toxicology 3
BIOC 6006 Biochemical Basis of Disease 3
BIOC 6007 Methodology in Clinical Biochemistry 3
BIOC 7001 Research Project 0

 

Elective Courses:

Two Elective Courses may include up to one senior Undergraduate course.

 

 

Research Specializations

Current research interests in the Department:

  • Genetics of single gene disorders
  • Genetics of polygenic disorders
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Nutrition
  • Antioxidants
  • Deafness
  • Genetics of malaria parasites

Research Facilities

  • Two Molecular biology laboratories
  • Thermocyclers and other equipments
  • DNA sequencer
  • Tandem mass spectrometer
  • Analytical Biochemistry Laboratory


Faculty

  • Riad Bayoumi, Full Professor, Biochemical & Molecular Genetics
  • Nadia Al-Wardy, Assistant Professor, Protein Biochemistry
  • Jumana Saleh, Assistant Professor, Disorders of Lipid Metabolism
  • Hamza Babiker, Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics
  • Clifford Abiaka, Assistant Professor, Antioxidants and Oxidative Stress
  • Dr. David Nkansa-Dwamena, Sr. Consultant, Chemical Pathologist
  • Dr. Hemant Kulkarni, Consultant, Clinical Biochemistry

 

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