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bio695 - Biochemical concepts in signal transduction (Complete module description)
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Module label Biochemical concepts in signal transduction
Modulkürzel bio695
Credit points 12.0 KP
Workload 360 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
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Zuständige Personen
Koch, Karl-Wilhelm (Module responsibility)
Koch, Karl-Wilhelm (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Scholten, Alexander (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Scholten, Alexander (Module counselling)
Skills to be acquired in this module
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
 ++ methods: protein expression and purification, functional assays,
enzyme kinetics, spectroscopic techniques
++ data analysis skills
+ interdisciplinary thinking
++ critical and analytical thinking
+ independent searching and knowledge of scientific literature
+ ability to perform independent biological research
++ 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
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 / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 1 WiSe 14
Seminar 1 WiSe 14
Exercises 6 WiSe 84
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 112 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
90 minutes written exam
written examinaton (50%)
protocolls (50%)