|Module label||Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology|
|Credit points||12.0 KP|
|Faculty/Institute||Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences|
|Used in course of study||
|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)
+ ethics and professional behaviour
+ project and time management
Addressing students with an emphasis on molecular biology, molecular genetics, cell biology, and neurobiology
Lecture: To improve knowledge in molecular genetics, molecular biology and cell biology in correlation with human diseases.
Exercise: Learn to transfer the theoretical knowledge to experiments. Gaining methodological knowledge in molecular genetics, cell biology and therapeutic approaches. Initial training on how to perform research projects.
Subjects of the lecture and seminar: Molecular bases of neurodegenerative diseases, structure and function of DNA/RNA/proteins/membranes, cytoskeleton, cell cycle, programmed cell
death, cells in the social structure.
Exercises: Learning current methods of molecular biology and human genetics; high throughput technologies, introduction to cell cultivation techniques.
Textbooks of Cell Biology
|Language of instruction||English|
|Duration (semesters)||1 Semester|
associated with bio900
|Modullevel||MM (Mastermodul / Master module)|
|Modulart||Wahlpflicht / Elective|
|Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program|
|Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge||Zellbiologische Grundkenntnisse, Genetik, Biochemie|
|Course type||Comment||SWS||Frequency||Workload attendance|
|Total time of attendance for the module||112 h|
|Examination||Time of examination||Type of examination|
|Final exam of module||
written examination (70 %), paper(s) presentation 30 %;
not graded: signed lab protocols,
regular active participation is required for the module to be passed.