Experimental Molecular Biology

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Account for the central molecular biology
  • Describe molecular biology techniques used in research and industry 
  • Account for transgenic techniques and design of relevant recombinant biotechnological products, including safety issues

Skills

  • Apply molecular biology techniques used in research and industry
  • Employ a comprehensive repertoire of bioinformatics analysis tools and databases
  • Write a project report following the standards of the field of study, include relevant original scientific literature, use the correct terminology, and communicate the research-based foundation,  problem and results of the project in writing, graphically and orally in a coherent way
  • Assess and select relevant original scientific literature and current scientific methods, models and other tools used in the project and asses the problem of the project and results in relevant scientific contexts and social conditions

Competences

  • Evaluate pros and cons of different production systems and organisms for biotechnological products
  • Handle the planning, implementation and management of complex and unpredictable research and/or developmental tasks and take professional responsibility for implementing academic assignments and interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Take responsibility for own professional development and specialization

Type of instruction

  • Project work

Extent and expected workload

450 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examExperimental Molecular Biology
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleEksperimentel molekylærbiologi
Module codeK-BT-K1-47
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science