Department of Medical Biology and Genetics
The department is also involved in preparation, education for the lessons in the graduate and post-graduate programmes of Mersin University Faculty of Medicine and Mersin University Institute of Health Sciences respectively curriculum for the topics of cellular biology, medical genetics, molecular biology in an integrated manner to relate basic biological subject matters with ethiopathogenesis and mechanisms of various medical conditions. Since 2001, the department committed itself to excellence in prenatal and postnatal genetic testing for routine hospital services. These include detection of acquired and constitutional chromosomal and molecular changes both utilizing conventional cytogenetic and molecular methodologies.
Main Research Interest and Facilities:
The main topics in the research interest and facilities of the Department of Medical Biology and Genetics are as fallows:
- Application of genetic information in diagnosis and monitoring the course of human diseases
- Application of genetic technologies in medicine
- Advanced molecular genetics
- Cellular biology
- Molecular biology of human neoplastic diseases.