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NUTRITIONAL GENOMICS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
GSY418 NUTRITIONAL GENOMICS 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of the course is to explain the effect of the hereditary structure of the individual on the determination of nutritional habits, to evaluate the importance and effect of nutrition to be as far away from the diseases as genetically predisposed and to ensure high quality of life.
Contents of the Course Unit: The contents of this course are genetic variation, relationship of genes with nutrients, nutrients, gene expression, nutritional requirements according to genetic variation, vitamin metabolism, genetics and environment, genes, diet and plasma lipids, nutigenomics, gene-nutrient interaction in type-1 diabetes , cancer nutrigenomics, obesity genetics, epigenetic.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Interpret the relationship between genetic factors and nutrition
Explain the relationship between genetics and diet
Relate nutrition-related genetic factors
Explain the genetic background of parameters which differ depending on food allergy, cholesterol level and blood sugar.
Estimate ways to solve gene expression related to diseases

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Genetic variation: Nutrition practices Lecture, Literature Review
2 Reading Relationship between genes and nutrients or nutrients Lecture, Literature Review
3 Reading Relationship between genes and nutrients or nutrients Lecture, Literature Review
4 Preparation homework Nutrigenomics in assessing the effectiveness and safety of food components Lecture, Literature Review
5 Reading Genetic variation and nutritional requirements Lecture, Literature Review
6 Literature research Vitamin metabolism, genetics and environment Lecture, Literature Review
7 Literature research Genes, dietary and plasma lipids Lecture, Literature Review
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Nutrigenomics Lecture, Literature Review
10 Reading Gene: Environmental interactions and coronar heart disease Lecture, Literature Review
11 Reading Gene-nutrient interaction in Type 1 Diabetes Lecture, Literature Review
12 Preparation homework Cancer Nutrigenomics Lecture, Literature Review
13 Preparation homework Genetics of obesity Lecture, Literature Review
14 Preparation homework Epigenetic Lecture, Literature Review
15 Reading Review Lecture, Literature Review
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Ordovas JM. (2004). Nutrigenetics And Nutrigenomics, World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics,Vol.93.
Fisunoglu M., Buyuktuncer Z., Ozel H., Besler H.T. (2010). Nutritional genomics and Turkish dietitians’practice, Proceedings of The Nutrition Society 69(OCE6). DOI: 10.1017/S0029665110003320

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the basic concepts of Social Service, working fields and application frameworks.
0
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Establish the link between the application frameworks of Social Service.
0
2
Evaluate the developments in the field of migration, globalization and human rights in the new world by using the theoretical knowledge in the field.
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the research methods related to the field of Social Service, concludes scientific conclusions about social problems.
0
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Solve the problems specific to the field of Social Service according to scientific data.
0
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop his / her competence in this area by taking the leadership role in working with individuals, groups and society and taking responsibility as a team member.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describes a life worthy of dignity of the person who is the subject of social service science.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Configures the communication between institutions in order to solve the problems.
0
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
0
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Collaborate with other professionals in the work team through an interdisciplinary approach at the stage of Social Service intervention
0
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
0
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
0

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 14 3 42
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 3 3
Preparation for the Final Exam 8 3 24
Mid-Term Exam 1 3 3
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 2 12
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 126
Total Workload of the Course Unit 126
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0