Advanced Gene Technology


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge obtained by the module Gene Technology on 5th semester of the Bachelor in Nanotechnology as well as knowledge in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about advanced gene expression systems.
  • Must have knowledge about high throughput screening methods.
  • Must have knowledge about advanced applications of gene technology in the areas of biotechnology, medicine, and nanotechnology.


  • Must be able to apply the knowledge to solve real world problems.
  • Must be able to understand the principles.
  • Must be able to engineer (theoretically) new DNA based nano-devices.


  • Must have a deeper understanding of the principles and tools.
  • Must know how to engineer nano-devices for applications in the area of medicine and biotechnology.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

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 examAdvanced Gene Technology
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 titleAvanceret genteknologi
Module codeM-NB-K1-2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science