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bio695 - Biochemical concepts in signal transduction (Complete module description)
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Module label Biochemical concepts in signal transduction
Module code bio695
Credit points 12.0 KP
Workload 360 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Used in course of study
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  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Neuroscience (Master) >
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Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ deepened biological expertise
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
++ data analysis skills
+ interdisciplinary thinking
++ critical and analytical thinking
+ independent searching and knowledge of scientific literature
++ data presentation and discussion in German and English (written and spoken)
+ teamwork
+ project and time management
Module contents
Lecture: Molecular fundamentals of cellular signal processes
Seminar: Signal transduction
Exercises: Experiments on cellular signal transduction and enzymology

Mechanisms of biochemical signal transduction are imparted theoretically and experimentally
Reader's advisory
Textbooks of cell biology and biochemistry. Current literature on topics of signal transduction (as announced in the preparatory meeting).
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity 20
Modullevel MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 1.00 WiSe 14 h
Seminar 1.00 WiSe 14 h
Exercises 6.00 WiSe 84 h
Total time of attendance for the module 112 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
90 minutes written exam
written examinaton (50%)
protocolls (50%)