Methodolgy of cell and molecular biology

wsbim1211  2021-2022  Bruxelles Woluwe

Methodolgy of cell and molecular biology
3 credits
22.5 h
Q2
Language
French
Prerequisites

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
Methodologies currently discussed are (1) principles and methods of protein purification, including the calculation of a purification table; (2) principles, applications and safety rules in the use of radioactivity as a tool in biochemistry and cell biology; (3) principles and applications of cell culture; (4) the physical basis, methods, potentials and limitations of analytical subcellular fractionation ; and (5) morphological methods, with emphasis on molecular tracking in fixed and living cells
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 To get a critical grasp on a few essential methodologies in cell and molecular biology, on which teachers have a special expertise. The course primarily aims at the understanding of basic principles and inherent limitations, so as to help students in selecting the most appropriate approach to address a specific question. This teaching further demands the quantitative analysis of the observations and the differentiation between warranted and unjustified conclusions from a particular experiment
 
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Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Additionnal module in Biomedical Sciences

Bachelor in Biomedicine
3
WMD1120 AND WSBIM1001 AND WMD1105