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bio295 - Genetics (Complete module description)
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Module label Genetics
Module code bio295
Credit points 9.0 KP
Workload 270 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Special Needs Education) Biology (Master of Education) > Frühere Module
Responsible persons
Claußen, Maike (Module responsibility)
Hartmann, Anna-Maria (Module counselling)
Nothwang, Hans Gerd (Module counselling)
Ebbers, Lena (Module counselling)
Claußen, Maike (Authorized examiners)
Nothwang, Hans Gerd (Authorized examiners)
Hartmann, Anna-Maria (Authorized examiners)
Ebbers, Lena (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge
++ knowledge of biological working methods
+ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
+ abstract, logical, analytical thinking
++ deepened expertise in biological specialist field
++ independent learning and (research-based) working
++ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
+ teamwork
++ (scientific) communication skills
+ project and time management
+ knowledge of safety and environmental issues

Fundamentals of genetics, performing experiments, quantitative analyses.
Module contents
general and molecular genetics; mechanisms of mutation, recombination, DNA repair, regulation of transcription; quantitative experiments, prokaryotes and eukaryotes, human genome project, personalized medicine, genetic engineering, safety regulations, sterile working
Reader's advisory
Campbell/Reece Biologie (latest edition, Pearson Verlag), Strachan & Read
Molekulare Humangenetik (latest edition, Sprektrum Verlag);
Purves Biologie (latest editdion, Spektrum Verlag).
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity 72
Modullevel / module level AC (Aufbaucurriculum / Composition)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Vorlesung, Seminar, Übung
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge biochemisches und genetisches Grundlagenwissen
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
1.50 WiSe 21
3.00 WiSe 42
1.50 WiSe 21
Total time of attendance for the module 84 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Written examination (100%),
ungraded presentation, protocol