551-1409-00L  RNA Biology Lecture Series II: Non-coding RNAs: Biology and Therapeutics

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersJ. Hall, M. Stoffel, further lecturers
Periodicitytwo-yearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Catalogue data

AbstractThis course covers aspects of RNA biology related to the functions of non-coding RNAs as well as their use as drugs to treat diseases.
ObjectiveThe students should get familiar with the wide array of roles, which non-coding RNAs play in cellular functions.
ContentMicro RNAs; computational approaches to miRNAs; micro RNA function in metabolism; viruses and viral RNAs; nucleic acid-based drugs; ncRNA-mediated genome regulation; epigenetic programming of genome remodelling in ciliates; telomerase and telomeres; tRNA biology. http://www.nccr-rna-and-disease.ch/tiki-index.php?page=LectureSeries
Prerequisites / NoticeBasic knowledge of cell and molecular biology.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersJ. Hall, M. Stoffel
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 90 minutes
Written aidsNone
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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
551-1409-00 VRNA Biology Lecture Series II: Non-coding RNAs: Biology and Therapeutics2 hrs
Thu15-17HCI H 8.1 »
J. Hall, M. Stoffel, further lecturers

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