Micro 8050

The RNA World

Credit Hour(s): 2 Units
Instructor(s): Alfonzo
Offered: Autumn
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing

Lecture Topics:

  • The origin of the RNA world
  • Ribozymes
  • tRNA
  • RNA editing and modification
  • Small RNAs (siRNA and miRNAs)
  • In vitro selection and RNA biotechnology
  • Ribosomes and translation
  • tmRNA and the story of the 21st and 22nd amino acids
  • The origin of the genetic code