KEB-23757 Trends in Bioengineering, 5 cr


Lecture material consists of journal articles chosen by the teacher. Every second year the topics have the emphasis on molecular biotechnology, alternating with industrial environmental biotechnology.

Suitable for postgraduate studies.


Aino-Maija Lakaniemi, Marja Palmroth, Johanna Rinta-Kanto, Ville Santala


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
KEB-23757 2019-01 1 - 2 Johanna Rinta-Kanto
Ville Santala
Each participant prepares oral presentations of selected scientific articles,submits written questions for the group discussions and completes a written assignment. Attendance in the classroom sessions is mandatory.
KEB-23757 2019-02 5 Johanna Rinta-Kanto
Suvi Santala
To receive a grade "pass", the student must
- Complete the given reading assignments (recently published review and research articles from scientific journals)
- Complete writing assignments for each article.
- Compose a written summary of 2 selected articles.
- Compose a popular science text based on 1 selected article.


After the course the student is able to - identify the key points of a scientific study that is reported in a peer-reviewed scientific article - communicate scientific ideas effectively both verbally and in writing - present constructive criticism for scientific arguments - participate in a scientific debate - assess the importance and novelty of results of a peer-reviewed scientific article


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. Structure of a scientific article     
2. Scientific literacy      
3. Critical thinking     
4. Written and verbal communication of scientific ideas      

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The grade (0 = fail or 6 = pass) will be determined by the extent of self-initiative, diligence and activity of the student during the course. Attendance in meetings is compulsory.


Evaluation scale passed/failed will be used on the course


Completion parts must belong to the same implementation


Opintojakso P/S Selite
KEB-21001 Biokemia Advisable    
KEB-23206 Biocatalysis and Enzymology Mandatory    


Opintojakso Vastaa opintojaksoa  Selite 
KEB-23757 Trends in Bioengineering, 5 cr KEB-23756 Trends in Bioengineering, 4 cr  

Päivittäjä: Laine Marja-Liisa, 06.03.2019