BIO-2756 Trends in biotechnology, 4 cr
Matti Karp, Ville Santala
Full participation to the lectures. Each participant makes analyses of selected journal articles.
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation
Teach students to go beyond text books and to study scientific literature in molecular biology and biotechnology.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||Students will study literature in trends in biotechnology and present what they have learned from molecular evolution techniques and applications of nucleic acids, modification of proteins and their applications in measurements and related studies. The utilization of prokaryotic organisms in various biotechnological applications is emphasized. The first part consists on 16 hours of so-called journal club presentations and the latter part is discussions and presentations on modern molecular technologies to study protein structure and function and applications thereof.|
Participation on each session.
Evaluation scale passed/failed will be used on the course
|Type||Name||Author||ISBN||URL||Edition, availability, ...||Examination material||Language|
|Other literature||Research articles published in peer-reviewed journals||English|
There is no equivalence with any other courses
The course is organized every second year and will be lectured next time in the academic year 2010-2011. The part in period 3 is given by docent Urpo Lamminmäki, University of Turku during three consecutive days, four hours each. Lecture material consists of journal articles to be delivered from the Department of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, English.