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
Microbiology and Basic Molecular Biology, 15 credits
Autumn Term 2021
30 August 2021
1 November 2021
Type of studies
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.
Application deadline was
15 April 2021.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.