spring 2018

BIO-3005 Seminar: Molecular Environmental Biology in Microbes and Plants - 5 stp

Last changed: 28.08.2018

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics

Campus

Tromsø |

Type of course

Master course for biology students - principally aimed at MSc-students specializing in Molecular Environmental Biology.

Course contents

Subject of the seminar will be molecular biology approaches to analyse the interaction and communication of molecules, cell compartments, cells, microbial communities, microbes and photosynthetic organisms with their respective environments. Examples from ongoing research in the Molecular Environments Research Group will provide the platform for the contributions.Topics include the communication within plant and bacterial cells, communication of cells and organisms with their environment and communication in microbial soil communities as well as plant/microbial and plant/plant associations. Techniques in focus are genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic analyses in plants, microbes and microbial communities.

Objective of the course

Students that have completed Bio-3005:
  • can present their research results using state of the art media
  • are able to exercise constructive critisism in discussion fora
  • can explain scientific work (own or from literature) to fellow students and researchers

Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

Seminar: 30 hours; 1 hour weekly spread over 3 semesters

Assessment

Students must regularly attend the biweekly seminar, and have an active participation in discussions. At least one oral presentation of research results during three semesters. Grade type: pass / fail.

Students must remember to sign up for teaching all 3 semesters and ONLY sign up for the exam the last (3.) semester.

Schedule

Recommended reading/syllabus

Presentations given in biweekly seminars.Examples from ongoing research in the Molecular Environments Research Group will provide the platform for the contributions.
Lectures Spring 2018
First attandance: see schedule
Seminar prof. Kirsten Krause