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gsw170 - Research Techniques Molecular Biomedicine (Complete module description)
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Module label Research Techniques Molecular Biomedicine
Module code gsw170
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Human Medicine
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Molecular Biomedicine (Master) > Skills Modules
Responsible persons
Hartmann, Anna-Maria (Module responsibility)
Hartmann, Anna-Maria (Authorized examiners)
Enrolment in Master´s programme Molecular Biomedicine
Skills to be acquired in this module
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
  + deepened knowledge of clinical diagnostics
++ data analysis skills
  + interdisciplinary thinking
++ critical and analytical thinking
++ ability to perform independent biological research
++ data presentation and discussion (written and spoken)

Basic knowledge of techniques used in molecular biomedicine
Module contents
The module focuses on competence in research methods.

Hybridization and detection of nucleic acid, polymerase chain reaction, nucleic acid sequencing, analyses of epigenetic modifications, protein-nucleic acid Interaction, immunological techniques, light microscopy techniques, mass spectrometry analyses, protein-protein interactions, fluorescence in situ hybridization

molecular biological techniques (PCR, agarose gel, plasmid preparation, restriction), immunological methods (cell culturing, cytochemistry), biochemistry techniques (SDS gel, western blotting, protein purification, photometry)
Reader's advisory
Bioanalytics: Analytical Methods and Concepts in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Lottspeich and Engels (ISBN-13: 978-3527339198.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency Second half of the winter semester; annually
Module capacity 25
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Seminar and Exercise
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
2 WiSe 28
Practical training
2 WiSe 28
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
graded;  presentation (20 min.)
ungraded: signed protocols