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Molecular Cell Biology



Course format On-site
Date 2020-08-10 - 2020-12-18

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

Learning outcomes



  • 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.



  • 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


  • 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.


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

Recommended prior knowledge

BI132F Cell Biology and Biochemistry or equivalent.

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