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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. OSMAN ERGÜVEN VATANDAŞ
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
Define the basic concepts of aeronautical standards and rules. (Bloom 1)
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Organize teamwork during the collection, interpretation, announcement and application of data related to the field. (Bloom 6)
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Perform theoretical and practical knowledge related to his/her field in business life using analytical methods and modeling techniques. (Bloom 4)
0
2
Choose updated documents, modern techniques and tools required for maintenance applications. (Bloom 2)
0
3
Use maintenance manuals and other sources of information in business life to obtain information about the field
0
4
Determine the actualities of all technical and administrative documents related with the field. (Bloom 1)
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use computer software, information and communication technologies at the level required by the field
0
2
Interpret the sketches, scheme, graphics that describe the subject. (Bloom 2)
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop solutions for problems faced during application. (Bloom 6)
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Determine the learning requirements related with his/her field. (Bloom 3)
0
2
Use the lifelong learning principles in occupational development. (Bloom 3)
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply the technical drawing knowledge effectively in business life. (Bloom 3)
0
2
By informing the relevant persons and institutions about the related field; state his / her thoughts and suggestions for solutions in the field.
0
3
Debate his/her ideas and solution suggestions with experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data. (Bloom 2)
0
4
Participate in training related to the field at international level. (Bloom 3)
0
5
Organize activities for the professional development of employees under his/her responsibility. (Bloom 6).
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the knowledge and skills obtained during undergraduate education in work life. (Bloom 3)
0
2
Solve the problems encountered in his/her field. (Bloom 3)
0
3
Apply the necessary culture of behavior in the areas of quality management and processes and environmental protection and occupational safety (Bloom 3)
0
4
Locate the awareness of safety factor to himself and to the team. (Bloom 1
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