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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
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
3
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.
2

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
3
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
2
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
3
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
2
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
3
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
1
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.
1

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