551-1300-00L  Cause and Consequences of Unstable Genomes

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersJ. Fernandes de Matos, Y. Barral, C. Beyer, K. Bomblies, M. Jagannathan, R. Kroschewski
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 12.

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

AbstractThe course will introduce students to key concepts and laboratory research within the broad field of "Genome stability".
ObjectiveStudents will learn to design, apply and evaluate current research strategies in a wide range of modern research areas encompassing the broad field of "Genome stability".
ContentThe course will consist of lectures, practical laboratory work in small groups, informal progress report sessions, and preparation and presentation of a poster. Lectures will be presented mainly at the start of the course to expose students to key concepts and techniques in the field. Students will team into small groups and work in one laboratory for the rest of the course. Students will meet regularly for informal "progress report" discussions of their projects. Student performance will be assessed based on the quality of their practical work, a written exam on frontal lecture material, and a poster presentation of their practical work.
LiteratureDocumentation and recommended literature in the form of review articles and selected primary literature will be provided during the course.
Prerequisites / NoticeThis course will be taught in English.