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270159 VO+SE Nucleic Acid Biotechnology (2020S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie
Continuous assessment of course work

Jeden Mittwoch, 9:00-10:45 Uhr, UZA 2, Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien, Raum 2C505


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: English



Wednesdays, 9:00-10:45 am, UZA 2, Althanstraße 14, 1090 Vienna, room 2C505


Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction to nucleic acid biotechnology with an emphasis on understanding the scientific foundations of the technology. Topics include: Chemical synthesis of oligonucleotides, gene synthesis, backbone and base modifications, microarrays and sequencing.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written and oral reports and participation in discussions.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Understanding the synthesis and properties of natural and modified nucleic acids and their roles in biotechnology.

Examination topics

Mix of interactive lecture and reading and discussion of relevant articles and reviews.

Reading list

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Tu 24.03.2020 14:28