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322065 VO Applied Bacterial Genetics - M14 (2019S)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 32 - Pharmazie


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


Language: English

Examination dates



The course will start on May 14th at 14:00, room 2F 161. Following course dates are:
May 17, 21, 24, 28 and 29. Same time, same room.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course is given in English. Following topics will be highlighted during the course:
- Bacterial cells and chromosomes
- DNA -> RNA -> protein: the basics
- Bacterial genes and mutations
- Bacterial transposons
- Exchange of genetic information in bacteria
- Bacterial gene cloning vectors
- New methods for recombinant DNA assembly and genome engineering
- Molecular analysis of genes and genomes by Next Generation Sequencing
- Bioinformatics: basic tools
- Bacterial genomes and evolution
- Gene expression in bacteria and its control
- The lactose operon in Escherichia coli: induction and catabolite repression
- The tryptophan operon in Escherichia coli: repression and attenuation
- Metabolic engineering principles
- Synthetic Biology principles
- Synthetic regulatory circuits in bacteria and their applications

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral or written exam (English), depending on the number of participants

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirements: Biochemistry and Microbiology basic courses

Examination topics

Reading list

Genetics. D.P. Snustad, M.J. Simmons, 6th Edition, 2011, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: ISBN 978-1-118-09242-2.
Lectures will include material not covered by the suggested textbook. Handouts will be made available via website for the Department of Pharmacognosy.

Association in the course directory

MA23, A400, A304

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