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How Diagnostic Tests Work: DNA-Based Diagnostics

How Diagnostics Work: DNA-Based Diagnostics explains the molecular science and technology used in a common set of diagnostic tools, including the various types of PCR, SNP chips, next-generation sequencing and microRNA techniques. Gain entry to the fast-paced field of molecular diagnostics by taking this course.

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Takeaways

  • Summarize the uses of DNA probes in diagnostics.
  • Describe the use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in diagnostic applications.
  • Explain how microarray technology is exploited in diagnostic applications.
  • Cite the importance of next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies in the diagnostics industry.
  • Discuss how microRNA technology could lead to advancements in diagnostic technology.

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DNA-Based Diagnostics Agenda
Course Price:
$150 USD
BIO Member Price:
$120 USD
Course Length:
44 minutes
Course Level:
Intermediate
Completion Period:
2 weeks
Course Format:
On-Demand

Certificate Requirements

  • View the entire course
  • Pass course exam with a 70 percent
  • Complete the course evaluation
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