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mar570 - Profile Module Introduction to DNA-sequencing and sequence analysis (Complete module description)
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Module label Profile Module Introduction to DNA-sequencing and sequence analysis
Module code mar570
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Microbiology (Master) >
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Lecture during the course
Skills to be acquired in this module
The students know how to
  • sequence DNA by Sanger sequencing
  • assemble DNA sequences
  • use internet databases for sequence comparison
  • use the various facilities of the NCBI database
  • analyze bacterial genomes for presence of specific genes
  • use ARB, databases and literature data to create
  • phylogenetic trees
  • design primers and probes
  • present and discuss scientific results
  • write a scientific protocol
Module contents
Introduction into DNA-sequencing and sequence analysis: The course starts with a lecture on the first two days. During the following days the participants will give seminar talks about different scientific studies for which DNA sequencing was highly relevant. DNA sequencing will be taught in the lab of the working group. Sequence analysis, introduction into the use of various internet databases and the phylogeny program ARB will be demonstrated by individual use of laptops of the institute.
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Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
6 CP | SE; PR | 1. or 3. FS | Brinkhoff
Modullevel ---
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program Seminar (1 SPPW); practical course (4 SPPW)
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Seminar 1.00 14 h
Practical 4.00 56 h
Total time of attendance for the module 70 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Announced during the course.
One assessment of examination:
Portfolio (seminar presentation, written protocol)

Protocol (75 %), seminar presentation (25 %). Active participation (Active and documented participation in practical courses (labs, exercises, seminars, field trips) and courses. These include e.g. the delivery of exercises, writing a lab report or seminar presentations according to the advice of the course supervisor.)