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300536 UE Genetics and Molecular Biology (2021S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work
ON-SITE

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 16 participants
Language: German, English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Max. 8 students per course (due to COVID-related space requirements per student/ÜR!) - at least for the first course (24-27.03.2021)

First meeting = Vorbesprechung (05.03.2019) is compulsory (organisational meeting; students will be assigned to one of the two courses)

2 courses are planned, each course will blocked in 4 days (three days - 9:00 to c. 19:00 and fourth day 9-14:00):
First day of the course can last longer - possibly up until 20:00

Language: German, English

Friday 05.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Digital
Wednesday 24.03. 09:00 - 19:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Thursday 25.03. 09:00 - 19:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 26.03. 09:00 - 19:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Saturday 27.03. 09:00 - 19:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Wednesday 02.06. 09:00 - 19:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Thursday 03.06. 09:00 - 19:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 04.06. 09:00 - 19:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Saturday 05.06. 09:00 - 19:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will learn to understand the structure and function of the nucleus, chromosomes and inheritance. The methods for the preparation of chromosomes in mitosis and meiosis, human chromosomes, basic methods in molecular genetics (DNA isolation, PCR amplification, restriction digest, DNA gel electrophoresis, cloning) will be demonstrated and used during the course.

Course held partly in English (slides in German, exam in German)

Assessment and permitted materials

The evaluation consists of: active participation and results obtained; written report (molecular biology part) and drawings (cytology); final exam. Absence of maximally half a day allowed if proper reason is given.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Grading:
Min. 50% of the points required to pass
- Active participation in the course- 10% (2 pts)
- Written report + Drawings - 20% (4 pts)
- Final written exam - 70% (14 pts)
Total: 100% (20 points)

Grading (points):
20,0-18,5 pts – 1 (excellent)
18,0-16,0 pts – 2 (good)
15,5-13,0 pts – 3 (satisfactory)
12,5-10,0 pts – 4 (sufficient)
9,5-0,0 pts – 5 (failed)

Examination topics

Course material + presentations held during the course (will be provided on Moodle)

Reading list


Association in the course directory

UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04

Last modified: Fr 14.05.2021 11:28