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bio396 - Plant Molecular Biology and Genetics II (Complete module description)
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Module label Plant Molecular Biology and Genetics II
Module code bio396
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Used in course of study
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) >
  • Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) >
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) >
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Biology (Master of Education) >
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bio395 Plant molecular biology and genetics I
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge
++ knowledge of biological working methods
+ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
+ statistics & scientific programming
++ interdisciplinary knowledge & thinking
++ abstract, logical, analytical thinking
++ deepened expertise in biological specialist field
++ independent learning and (research-based) working
++ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
++ teamwork
++ (scientific) communication skills
++ project and time management
+ knowledge of safety and environmental issues

The module serves the in-depth study of state-of-the-art techniques and problems in the field of molecular plant biology and plant genetics.
Specialist competencies: Aquiring basic skill in plant molecular biology, genetics and plant biochemistry
Methodological competencies: molecular biology techniques, conducted independently
General compentencies: Presentation of scientific results, presentation techniques, teamwork, problem solving competencies
Module contents
Part of this module is a lecture that adresses several topics of modern plant molecular biology. The main focus is on plant developmental genetics, plant/environment interactions and the underlying molecular mechanisms of gene regulation in plants. At the beginning of the module, the students will present diverse molecular biology techniques and the latest developments in the field in a "method and techniques" seminar. In a "literature" seminar, the students will present and discuss a recent publication on one of the above-mentioned topics.
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Literature will be handed out at the beginning of the course.
Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency annually
Module capacity 16
Modullevel AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program Übung
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
portfolio (presentation, protocols)
Course type Exercises
SWS 4.00
Frequency WiSe
Workload attendance 56 h