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Course module: B-MBITEC
B-MBITEC
Biotechnology
Course infoSchedule
Course codeB-MBITEC
ECTS Credits5
Category / LevelM (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byFaculty of Science; Graduate School of Life Sciences; Graduate School of Life Sciences;
Contact persondr. R.A. Ohm
E-mailR.A.Ohm@uu.nl
Lecturers
Lecturer
dr. R.A. Ohm
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Contactperson for the course
dr. R.A. Ohm
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Teaching period
W46A  (12/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)
Teaching period in which the course begins
W46A
Time slot-: Not in use
Study mode
Full-time
RemarkDate course: 12 Nov - 30 Nov 2018. You can enroll after 1 Sep 2018 by sending an email to r.a.ohm@uu.nl
Enrolling through OSIRISNo
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesNo
Pre-enrolmentNo
Waiting listYes
Aims
After completion the course, the student:
1. is acquainted with the different fields of biotechnology
2. is able to explain the important techniques underlying biotechnology
3. is able to design an experiment to solve a problem related to a biotechnological process (with emphasis on DNA and protein technologies)
4. is able to critically read primary literature related to the field of biotechnology
5. is able to discuss the ethical and legal problems related to biotechnology
6. is able to give a well-founded opinion on biotechnological applications
Content
This course is an introduction in Biotechnology. It will give an overview of different fields in biotechnology (molecular techniques, bacterial biotechnology, fungal biotechnology, plant biotechnology, industrial biotechnology, medical biotechnology, animal biotechnology) with special emphasis on new developments. In addition, other aspects related to biotechnology, such as intellectual property rights, ethical concerns and the marketability of a product are discussed.
 
Instructional formats
Lectures, guest lectures and assignments (individual and group). This is a full-time course and all lectures are compulsory: please only enroll if you are available every day, since you will not pass this class if you miss lectures.
 
Examination
Assignments (80%) and participation (20%)