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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
1.5 WiSe 21
3 WiSe 42
1.5 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