Basic Molecular Biology eLearning Curriculum

The Basic Molecular Biology eLearning Curriculum provides online training for public health and clinical laboratory professionals by introducing the scientific background for molecular diagnosis, the principles of molecular biology laboratory practice, and common methods. Each course consists of interactive, concise content allowing for completion during open periods throughout the day. The basic Molecular Biology curriculum includes four eLearning courses: Basic Science, Laboratory Practice, Nucleic Acid Extraction, and PCR and Real-Time PCR.

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Basic Molecular Biology Module 1: Basic Science
This basic-level eLearning course provides information on the fundamental characteristics of DNA and RNA, nucleotide base-pairing rules, and the basic techniques and workflow applied in molecular diagnostics.
Basic Molecular Biology Module 2: Laboratory Practice
This basic-level eLearning course provides information on molecular biology laboratory practices. Topics covered include biosafety practices, laboratory area flow, and practices to minimize contamination.
Basic Molecular Biology Module 3: Nucleic Acid Extraction
This basic-level eLearning course, Module 3, provides information on nucleic acid extraction. Topics covered include extraction method selection, basic extraction steps, and nucleic acid analysis.
Basic Molecular Biology Module 4: PCR and Real-Time PCR
This basic-level eLearning course provides information on the principle of PCR and real-time PCR. Topics covered include PCR procedures, PCR product analysis, and real-time PCR characteristics.
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