The course contents include the molecular procees which control growth, structure and function of prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. The focu is on the gentic information flow according to the Central dogma, in particular regulation of transcription, translation, and DNA replication. Basic prokaryotic genetics, including transfer of genetic material, bacterial physiology including resistance mechanisms for atibiotics are also included. The course offers training in microbiological and molecular biological wotk methodology and training in reading, discussing, and presenting scientific original literature in Micobiology and Molecular Biology.
The course is divided intor three parts.
Theory 8 ECTS-credits Laboration 5 ECTS-credits Practical Professional Training (PPT) - oral presentation 2 ECTS-credits
20 ECTS from finished courses in Chemistry, including at least 5 ECTS in Biochemistry, or alternatively, 20 ECTS from a combination of finished courses in Chemistry and Physics and/or Mathematics, including at least 5 ECTS in Biochemistry.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
The online application opens 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
16 April 2018.
Application and Tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.