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On completion of this module students should be able to:
• Display an understanding of the basic principles underlying techniques such as electrophoresis and chromatography and their uses in nutrition research.
• Understand the basics of nutrigenomics and the applications in nutrition research.
Common laboratory techniques, nutrigenomics and their applications in nutrition research.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: End of Semester essay style questions||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||Yes||
|Lab Report: Laboratory Practical Reports||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Mid Semester Assessment MCQ/Short answer questions||Week 8||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Autumn||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Written individual feedback and grades are given on lab reports post assessment. Grades for the MCQ are given post assessment. Throughout the module quizzes are used to give feedback on knowledge of topics covered.
|Professor Lorraine Brennan||Tutor|
|Miss Claire Connolly||Tutor|
|Ms Aoife Courtney||Tutor|
|Ms Rebecca Finlay||Tutor|
|Ms Aoibhin Moore Heslin||Tutor|
|Dr Joan Simon||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, 32, 33||Mon 12:00 - 12:50|
|Practical||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 29||Thurs 10:00 - 12:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Thurs 14:00 - 14:50|