PART 1: HISTORICAL AND CONCEPTUAL BACKGROUND
Discovery of DNA as genetic material, Griffith’s experiment, Hershy and Chase warring blender experiment, Chargaff’s rule, Strucuture of DNA, RNA and Protein
PART 2: CENTRAL DOGMA IN DETAIL, GENE REGULATION
Basic mechanism of replication, transcription, translation, Gene regulation in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, positive regulation, negative regulation, attenuation, gene regulation in lambda phage life cycle, RNA processing and post transcriptional regulation
PART 3: TRANSCRIPTIONAL AND TRANSLATIONAL REGULATION
Eukaryotic transcription factors, enhancers, silencers, insulators, chromatin structure and gene regulation, Translational regulation in prokaryote and eukaryotes, Post translational modification and protein stability.