MSc in Molecular Medicine: The Core Modules
Web address: www.sheffield.ac.uk/molmed
The core contains essential training for all areas of molecular medical research. It runs from late September until late January (with a break for the winter holiday).
- MED6001 “Principles of Biomedical Research” (10 credit) offers training in obtaining and reading scientific literature, scientific thinking, the principles of designing and testing a hypothesis and the ethics of doing human research.
- MED6002 “From Genome to Gene Function” (10 credit) illustrates the connection between identifying a gene by its position, discovering single gene defects and investigating the function of genes and proteins.
- MED6006 “Modulating Immunity” (10 credit) introduces you to recent developments in immunity and recombinant molecules that are used to modulate the human immune system therapeutically.
- MED6007 “Writing a Critical Review” (20 credit) offers you training in critical analysis of the literature and in writing a review of a field of work.
- MED6003 “Human Disease Genetics” (10 credit) illustrates the principles underlying recent research that has uncovered genetic components in several common diseases.
- MED6005 “Genome and Sequence Analysis” (10 credit) is a computer practical class, teaching you how to extract, manipulate and interpret DNA and protein sequence from public sources using web-based software.
- MED6008 “Basic Laboratory Training” (10 credit) offers you training in essential laboratory operations, lab safety and etiquette, keeping records and statistical analysis.