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Molecular Cell Biology  BI210F

 

Molecular Cell Biology BI210F

ECTS Credits 10
Level Undergraduate
Course type

Compulsory: Bachelor in Animal Science

Compulsory: Bachelor in Biology

MSc: Elective

Start semester Autumn 2019
Year of study 1st study year
Course location Bodø
Faculty Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture
Teaching language English
Application deadline  

Course description

The course addresses eukaryotic cell biology topics from a molecular biology view point. The lab course addresses basic PCR and proteomics methods.

Costs

No tuition fees except semester registration fee and course literature.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Student:

 

  • Has a broad knowledge of the structure and function of cells on a molecular and organelle level.
  • Is familiar with basic research fields in cell biology, selected tools and methods to study cells.
  • Can update his/her knowledge in the field of Molecular Cell Biology.

Skills

Student:

  • Can apply relevant theoretical knowledge to the performance of simple laboratory tasks.
  • Can scientifically report, using proper molecular cell biology terminology, results obtained from basic molecular biology techniques.
  • Can collect and use relevant published information for the interpretation of observations obtained from molecular cell biology experiments.
  • Can reflect upon their observations obtained after performing basic molecular cell biology techniques.

General competence

Student:

  • Has knowledge and understanding of the risks when working in a molecular cell biology laboratory.
  • Can communicate results and theories in writing.
  • Can exchange opinions with fellow students and work alone, or as part of a group.
  • Is familiar with new thinking and innovation processes in the field of molecular cell biology.

Prerequisities

Admission to the course follows the admission requirement in the bachelor program in biology.

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face.

Teaching activities and methods

The course addresses eukaryotic cell biology topics from a molecular biology view point. Key issues are

1.Storage and expression of genetic information

2.Structure and function of cellular membrane systems

3.Cell-cell interactions and extra cellular matrix

4.Cytoskeleton and cellular movement

5.Cell cycle

6.Cell signalling

7.Development

The lab course addresses basic PCR and proteomics methods.

 

Lectures: 34 hours

Repetitoria: 8 hours

Lab exercises: 2 exercises x 6 hours

Course literature

The reading list can be found in Leganto
BI132F Cell Biology and Biochemistry or equivalent.

Course evaluation

Mid-term oral evaluation with written report, electronic evaluation at the end of the semester.

Exam description

Written examination, 4 hours

  • Portfolio assessment, worth 0/100 of the grade.
    • To be completed before examination/assessment

Assessment and examinations

Written examination, 4 hours, grading scale A-E, Beste A, Ikke bestått F
  • Portfolio assessment, comprises 0/100 of the grade, grading scale Bestått - Ikke bestått.
    • Must be passed prior to submission of the Written examination.

Overlapping courses

BI210F-002 Molecular Cell Biology - laboratory exercises - 2 study points.
BI210F-001 Molecular Cell Biology - written examination - 8 study points.
BI210F-001 Molecular Cell Biology - written examination - 10 study points.

Included in these studies

 

 

Joint Bachelor Degree in Animal Sciencehttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/baanimalJoint Bachelor Degree in Animal ScienceBachelor's degree programme
Bachelor of Science in Biologyhttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/babiiBachelor of Science in BiologyBachelor's degree programme
Molecular Bioscienceshttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/molebioMolecular BiosciencesHalf-year programme and shorter
Joint Bachelor Degree in Animal Sciencehttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/2015h/Pages/BAANIMAL.aspxJoint Bachelor Degree in Animal ScienceBachelor's degree programme
Bachelor of Science in Biologyhttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/2015h/Pages/BABII.aspxBachelor of Science in BiologyBachelor's degree programme
Master of Science in Aquaculturehttps://www.nord.no/en/Student/study-plans/2015h/Pages/MAMAR.aspxMaster of Science in AquacultureMaster's degree (2 years)