Key competence module "Cell biology" (6 C, 3 SWS) [M.Bio.343]

Learning outcome: Profound insights into the molecular organisation of cells, cell proliferation, differentiation and cell death as well as the mechanisms of cell communication. Understanding of techniques for the identification, analysis and manipulation of gene functions (e.g. genetic, transgenic und reverse genetic).

Core skills: Planning and execution of molecular biological experiments on cultured cells. Critical analysis of results, scientific presentation and discussion of data. Literature research und critical analysis of this literature.

Courses and examinations
1. Lecture: "Molecular cell biology" (2 SWS)
2. Seminar: "Topics of molecular cell biology" (1 SWS)

Prerequisite for examination:

  • oral presentation within the seminar (15 min)

  • Examination: written examination (90 minutes)

    Selection options

    Admission requirements
    Can´t be combined with core module M.Bio.303 or key competence module M.Bio.363

    Number of repeat examinations permitted

    Module applicable in the following degree programmes
    MA Developmental, Neural, and Behavioral Biology

    Course frequency: Academic Term
    Each winter-semester

    One semester

    English; German in agreement with participants

    Maximum number of students

    Workload: 180 h (42/138h, Attendance time/Self-study time)

    Person responsible for module
    Prof. Hoyer-Fender