Module - Genetics Genomics and Molecular Science (Competency 6)

Competency information

Perform a basic dosage analysis using chromosomal microarray.

Knowledge and skills you might demonstrate

  • Correct nomenclature for description of any copy number changes.
  • Principles and applications of relevant methods and techniques.
  • The principles of chromosomal microarray.
  • The significance of sensitivity and limitations of technique.
  • Relevant current quality control procedures and characteristics of substandard results.
  • Factors affecting the integrity of samples and reagents, and contamination.
  • The nature and effect of possible artefact.
  • Use of appropriate analytical software and clinically interpret findings.