Karen Matejka

Associate Teaching Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Laboratory Medicine & Pathology Dept

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Associate Teaching Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Laboratory Medicine & Pathology Dept
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kmatejka@ualberta.ca

Courses

LABMP 581 - Techniques in Molecular Biology

A laboratory course emphasizing introductory and advanced techniques in molecular biology (MLSCI 481). Isolation of RNA, construction of cDNA, amplification of DNA by the real time polymerase chain reaction, analysis of DNA by restriction digestion, transfection of eukaryotic cells for protein expression and Western blotting analysis. Prerequisites: GENET and BIOCH 200 and BIOCH 330 and consent of the Department. An oral presentation on a topic in molecular biology will be required. This course is designed for graduate students. Credit may only be obtained in one of MLSCI 481 or LABMP 581.


MLSCI 360A - Clinical Biochemistry

As a part of a clinical laboratory education for Medical Laboratory Science students, this course will provide experience in a modern hospital clinical biochemistry laboratory along with weekly tutorials followed by comprehensive theoretical and practical examinations.


MLSCI 360B - Clinical Biochemistry

As a part of a clinical laboratory education for Medical Laboratory Science students, this course will provide experience in a modern hospital clinical biochemistry laboratory along with weekly tutorials followed by comprehensive theoretical and practical examinations.


MLSCI 480 - Molecular Genetic Approaches to the Study and Diagnosis of Disease

Emphasis on the application of techniques of molecular genetics to the practice of Medicine. General subject areas include: organization of the genome, techniques of molecular genetics and their application to medicine, molecular genetics and oncology, and ethical issues involving these techniques as applied to medicine. Prerequisites: Genetics and BIOCH 200 or equivalent and consent of Division.


MLSCI 481 - Techniques in Molecular Biology

A laboratory course emphasizing introductory and advanced techniques in molecular biology. Isolation of RNA, construction of cDNA, amplification of DNA by the real time polymerase chain reaction, analysis of DNA by restriction digestion, transfection of eukaryotic cells for protein expression and Western blot analysis. Corequisite: MLSCI 480 or consent of Department. This course is designed for senior undergraduate students. Credit may only be obtained in one of MLSCI 481 or LABMP 581.


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