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301120 VO Cell Biology and Molecular Pathology (2021S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture features a comprehensive and clear access to the basics and techniques of tissue culture, to various physiological and pathological transitions of cells and to gene expression and signal transduction during tumor progression and metastasis. In addition, insights into the rapidly developing issue of cancer stem cells will be delivered. The lecture will be presented by Powerpoint slides and has the goal to convey integrative knowledge of the molecular and cellular events during physiological and pathological processes. The lecture is closely linked to and the prerequisite for the practical course "Übung in Molekularer Genetik und Pathologie"(Zellbiologie, 301120).

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam
Due to the Covid-19 measures, the exam will be held in SS 2020 in digital form.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A minimum of 50% of the possible points are necessary
Assessment criteria:
100-87,5%: very good (1)
87,4-75%: good (2)
74,9-62,5%: satisfactory (3)
62,4-50%: sufficient (4)
< 50%: insufficient (5)

Examination topics

Contents of the course units, power point-presentation.

Reading list

Literatur E /Reading list
Weinberg, RA, The Biology of Cancer
Alberts, B, Molecular Biology of the Cell
Selected Reviews

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Last modified: Mo 10.05.2021 13:29