Gene Technology


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge obtained from modules Organic Chemistry and Microbiology and Workshop - Microbiology on the 3rd Semester and Protein Physics on the 4th semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


• Must have knowledge and understanding of basic DNA related processes in the cell
• Must have the knowledge and understand basic and advanced techniques used to manipulate and characterize DNA
• Must have the knowledge about basic gene expression systems and their regulation mechanisms
• Must be able to understand some basic applications of gene technology in the areas of biotechnology, medicine, and nanotechnology


• Must be able to understand and apply basic and advanced gene technolo-gy tools to novel problems
• Must be able to understand the principles and be able to apply the theory behind them on real problems


• Must have a deeper understanding of the principles and tools
• Must be able to understand and apply the knowledge about DNA related processes and DNA manipulation techniques on real problems
• Must be able to reflect over theories and methods used for creation and manipulation of DNA structures

Type of instruction

Lectures with problems.

Extent and expected workload

This is a 5 ECTS course module and the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.



Name of examGenteknologi (efterårssemester)
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.


Facts about the module

Danish titleGenteknologi (efterårssemester)
Module codeF-NAN-B5-5
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Mathematics, Physics and Nanotechnology
DepartmentDepartment of Mathematical Sciences
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science