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Departments' graduate courses for PhD-students.

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Syllabus for

Academic year
KMG037 - Advanced molecular biology  
 
Syllabus adopted 2014-02-24 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPBIO
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Bioengineering
Department: 0114 - KEMI OCH MOLEKYLÄRBIOLOGI GU


Teaching language: English

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0114 Examination 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c   Contact examiner,  Contact examiner  

In programs

MPBIO BIOTECHNOLOGY, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)
MPBIO BIOTECHNOLOGY, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPCAS COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)

Examiner:

Docent  Julie Grantham


Replaces

KMG036   Molecular biology 1


Eligibility:


In order to be eligible for a second cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme that owns the course. (If the second cycle course is owned by a first cycle programme, second cycle entry requirements apply.)
Exemption from the eligibility requirement: Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling these requirements.

Course specific prerequisites

Undergraduate profile (BSc) with courses in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, and applied microbiology.

Aim

This course shall focus on a detailed understanding of gene regulation and protein dynamics with particular emphasis on human diseases.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

Discuss current molecular biology research

Content

  • Eukaryotic cell cycle
  • Intracellular regulation
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Molecular chaperones
  • Cancer cell biology
  • Signal transduction and female germ cell development

Organisation

Lectures /laboratory classes/seminars

Literature

No set book but Lodish et al., Molecular Cell biology or Alberts et al., Molecular Biology of the Cell would be useful. Recommended reading lists and handouts will be provided.

Examination

Students must pass the written examination, complete the laboratory classes and laboratory reports.


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