551-1302-00L  Synthetic Genomics

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersB. Christen, M. Christen
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 6.

The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.


551-1302-00 GSynthetic Genomics
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
Block course in the 3rd quarter of the spring semester.
100s hrs
Tue/212:45-16:30HPT D 57 »
Wed/207:45-16:30HPT D 57 »
Thu/207:45-16:30HPT D 57 »
Fri/207:45-16:30HPT D 57 »
B. Christen, M. Christen

Catalogue data

AbstractLab course on experimental and computational approaches in synthetic microbiology. Participants work in small groups to address current questions in the field of synthetic genomics.
ObjectiveThe course covers high-throughput biology techniques and design approaches to engineer large-scale synthetic DNA constructs ranging form pathways to entire bacterial genomes. Training in experimental and computational work in a research laboratory.
ContentResearch project in synthetic biology. Learn basics of DNA part definition, sequence design, de novo DNA synthesis and assembly strategies used for synthetic genomics. Discuss recent advances and current limitations in the field.

Soft skills to be trained: scientific project planning, team-work, presentation and reporting.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersB. Christen, M. Christen
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

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GeneralPermission from lecturers required for all students

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Biology BachelorBlock Courses in 3rd Quarter of the SemesterWInformation