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Molecular Biology and Genetics (English) - About

Molecular Biology and Genetics

The Molecular Biology and Genetics degree program at Üsküdar University aims to provide students with the latest and high academic content. Our curriculum includes basic bioengineering techniques and various courses as well as training in molecular biology and genetics. It is intended to guide the students in different areas of biology, bioinformatics, genetics, genomics, population genetics, cell biology, biochemistry and stem cell research. Our interdisciplinary teaching method aims to achieve the highest possible standards of quality of service for the mind, body health and diseases, medicine, genetics, social, biochemistry, basic knowledge, spiritual knowledge and family counseling and to the highest possible level.


Molecular Biology and Genetics Program content

Our vision is to combine molecular biology and genetics, bioengineering and computer engineering in theory and practice. The multidisciplinary education system at Üsküdar University will help undergraduate students improve themselves as the best candidates for academic positions and other job opportunities. The Department intends to be recognized and accredited institution at the international level.

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, whose language of instruction is English, consists of 4-year undergraduate education, with the exception of English Preparation. One-year preparatory training is compulsory in the undergraduate program consisting of eight semesters.


What are the lessons learned in Molecular Biology and Genetics?

Our department students include General Biology, General Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, University Culture, Positive Psychology and Communication Skills, Introduction to Programming, Genetics, Microbiology, English, Entrepreneurship and Project Culture, Molecular Genetics, Introduction to Bioinformatics, Organic Chemistry, Physiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Current Developments in Molecular Biology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Molecular Cell Biology, Immunology, Occupational Health and Safety, Bioethics and various elective courses.

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, whose language of instruction is English, consists of 4-year undergraduate education, with the exception of English Preparation. One-year preparatory training is compulsory in the undergraduate program consisting of eight semesters.


Erasmus Opportunities

Through the multidisciplinary education opportunity offered by our university, students can take their high-standard research fields and gain international educational experiences by making use of Erasmus bilateral agreements of our department.

Laboratories

Our students have the opportunity to practically use the theoretical knowledge they have learned in department courses throughout their four-year undergraduate education in our laboratories. Apart from undergraduate students, postgraduate students can also work in our laboratories with faculty members on their thesis studies, projects and research.

•Basic Biology and Microscope Laboratory
•Molecular Biology and Genetics Laboratory
•Chemistry lab
•Physics Laboratory


What are the Fields of Study for Molecular Biology and Genetics Graduates? 

Our candidates who have graduated from our Molecular Biology and Genetics Department can find the opportunity to work in the following fields;

  • Academy
  • In biotechnology companies, especially medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural industry
  • Food industry
  • Public or private organizations related to environmental and wildlife protection
  • Hospitals
  • Private clinics and laboratories
  • IVF units
  • Companies involved in biomedical devices Research or management positions at research graduate-schools
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