Protein Structure


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Predict and model protein structures from sequence data
  • Give an account of state-of-the-art techniques for the investigation and determination of structure, including the procedures involved, prerequisites and the advantages and shortcomings of each of these techniques
  • Extract and model biomolecular structural data from relevant databases
  • Visualize structures and utilize structural data to explain biomolecular function
  • Give an account of classification of protein structures


  • Read and understand scientific articles on the determination, interpretation and application of biomolecular structures

Type of instruction

  • Lectures
  • Theoretical exercises

Extent and expected workload

150 hours



Name of examProtein Structure
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleProteinstruktur
Module codeK-BT-K2-21
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


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