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gsw150 - Research Project Molecular Biomedicine (Complete module description)
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Module label Research Project Molecular Biomedicine
Module abbreviation gsw150
Credit points 15.0 KP
Workload 450 h
Institute directory Department of Human Medicine
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Molecular Biomedicine (Master) > Research Modules
Responsible persons
  • Koch, Karl-Wilhelm (module responsibility)
  • Koch, Karl-Wilhelm (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Further responsible persons
all teachers of the curriculum (module counselling, authorized examiners)
as defined in the admission and examination regulations
Skills to be acquired in this module
++ deepened biological and / or clinical expertise
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods and / or clinical diagnostics
++ 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 (written and spoken)
  + team work
  + ethics and professional behaviour
  + project and time management
Module contents
Emphasis on research

Theory and practice of topics related to issues in molecular biomedicine; independent treatment of an individual project; acquiring an advanced theoretical knowledge in selected fields of the molecular biology of the cell (points of emphasis: genetics, biochemistry, cell biology; topics depending on research groups)

There are several options for the lab projects, for example in the broad categories of:
Recommended reading
Specific literature of the topics indicated above; original papers related to the current research question; will be different for every student and every year.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency every semester, time is flexible and subject to individual arrangement
Module capacity unlimited
Module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Type of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Teaching/Learning method Seminar and Project
Previous knowledge basic knowledge of cell biology, genetics, biochemistry or clinical biomedicine
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Seminar 2 SoSe oder WiSe 28
Project (Individuelles Forschungsprojekt) 8 SoSe oder WiSe 112
Total module attendance time 140 h
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
graded: project report
ungraded: participation in seminar and 30 min. presentation