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BIO2240 Molecular biology 5–9 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Bioinformatics

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student can:
- map the main components of bacterial and mammalian cells and describe their main functions
- recognize general structural features in biomolecules
- describe how genetic information is both maintained and evolving by the time
- explain how genetic information is transformed into cellular macromolecules and functions
- depict the role of energy flow and metabolism inside the cell
- describe the phases and basic mechanisms of cell division
- explain the principles how cells interact with their environment
- describe the basics of gene expression regulation
- list the main components in tissues and explain the principles how tissues are organized and maintained
- describe the general principles of certain key techniques in molecular biology

Enrolment for University Studies

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Kirsi Granberg, Teacher responsible


31-Aug-2015 – 20-Dec-2015
Tue 8-Sep-2015 - 15-Dec-2015 weekly at 9-11, Histo Lecture Hall FM1 5th Floor
Thu 10-Sep-2015 - 17-Dec-2015 weekly at 9-11, Histo Lecture Hall FM1 5th Floor


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