Master´s Degree Programme in Biomedical Technology

Periods

Period I (27-Aug-2018 – 21-Oct-2018)
Period II (22-Oct-2018 – 14-Dec-2018)
Period III (7-Jan-2019 – 3-Mar-2019)
Period IV (4-Mar-2019 – 26-May-2019)
Specialization in Cell Technology
Periods:
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course is completed by taking a statistics course from TUT or UTA offering. Agree on a suitable course with the course responsible.


Period (27-Aug-2018 - 21-Oct-2018)
General studies [Period I]

Elementary theoretical knowledge in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and tissue technology, programming, statistics and bioinformatics. Safety training for laboratory work.

Teaching
1-Jun-2018 – 21-Dec-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

At least the sections that are required background for the specialization of interest in the M.Sc. degree have to be completed at the latest during the orientation week. The remaining sections can be completed during the fall semester.

Teaching
28-Aug-2018 – 14-Dec-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Specialization in Bioinformatics [Period I]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
29-Aug-2018 – 17-Oct-2018
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
29-Aug-2018 – 20-Oct-2018
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
27-Aug-2018 – 7-Dec-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course contains no contact teaching.

Teaching
4-Sep-2018 – 23-Apr-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Teaching
27-Aug-2018 – 19-Oct-2018
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course is offered at TUT. For details, see TUT curriculum and teaching schedule.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
30-Aug-2018 – 14-Dec-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
29-Aug-2018 – 7-Dec-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course is organized as a self-study course with a project work and an exam. Contact the responsible teacher for materials if you are interested.

Specialization in Molecular Biology [Period I]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
7-Sep-2018 – 19-Oct-2018
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Lectures, tutorials, group studies, homework assignment and Final Examination.

4. year autumn

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Specialization in Cell Technology [Period I]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
21-Sep-2018 – 12-Oct-2018
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Passing pre-exam is required for participation. Pre-exam takes places 1 wk prior to course in Moodle.

Basics of gametogenesis, ovulation and fertilization processes. Early state zygote development and embryo cleavage, implantation and development of embryonic layers. Main steps of embryonic and fetal development as well as development of placenta and fetal membranes. Main disorders and teratogens in embryonic and fetal development. Basics of organ development through group work activities.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
8-Oct-2018 – 30-Nov-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Participation in the lectures is highly recommended. Participation in the group work and group work presentations and evaluation is compulsory.

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Optional studies [Period I]

A practical study course, which is carried out in a research group.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The student must obtain approval from the responsible teacher and the leader of the research group before starting the project work. The research group provides the material (articles or other material) to be read in advance.

Period (22-Oct-2018 - 14-Dec-2018)
General studies [Period II]

Elementary theoretical knowledge in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and tissue technology, programming, statistics and bioinformatics. Safety training for laboratory work.

Teaching
1-Jun-2018 – 21-Dec-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

At least the sections that are required background for the specialization of interest in the M.Sc. degree have to be completed at the latest during the orientation week. The remaining sections can be completed during the fall semester.

Teaching
28-Aug-2018 – 14-Dec-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Specialization in Bioinformatics [Period II]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
22-Oct-2018 – 7-Dec-2018
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course is organized as a web course with an introductory lecture.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
27-Aug-2018 – 7-Dec-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course contains no contact teaching.

Teaching
4-Sep-2018 – 23-Apr-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
30-Aug-2018 – 14-Dec-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
29-Aug-2018 – 7-Dec-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English

General objective is to gain knowledge at a molecular level from the genes to the active proteins or RNA molecules, in other words from genetic information to biological functions in prokaryotic cells and in some viruses with special emphasis in eukaryotic cells and species.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
22-Oct-2018 – 14-Dec-2018
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course is organized as a self-study course with a project work and an exam. Contact the responsible teacher for materials if you are interested.

Specialization in Molecular Biology [Period II]

General objective is to gain knowledge at a molecular level from the genes to the active proteins or RNA molecules, in other words from genetic information to biological functions in prokaryotic cells and in some viruses with special emphasis in eukaryotic cells and species.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
22-Oct-2018 – 14-Dec-2018
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Specialization in Cell Technology [Period II]

Advanced course combining lectures and microscopy.

Course combines disciplines of cell biology, histology, anatomy and physiology enabling understanding of modern biomedicine.

 

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
22-Oct-2018 – 10-Dec-2018
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
19-Nov-2018 – 7-Dec-2018
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

In order to pass the course it is compulsory to attend to  the laboratory practicals and write the laboratory raport.

Basics of gametogenesis, ovulation and fertilization processes. Early state zygote development and embryo cleavage, implantation and development of embryonic layers. Main steps of embryonic and fetal development as well as development of placenta and fetal membranes. Main disorders and teratogens in embryonic and fetal development. Basics of organ development through group work activities.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
8-Oct-2018 – 30-Nov-2018
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Participation in the lectures is highly recommended. Participation in the group work and group work presentations and evaluation is compulsory.

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Optional studies [Period II]

A practical study course, which is carried out in a research group.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The student must obtain approval from the responsible teacher and the leader of the research group before starting the project work. The research group provides the material (articles or other material) to be read in advance.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
23-Oct-2018 – 13-Nov-2018
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
Period (7-Jan-2019 - 3-Mar-2019)
Specialization in Bioinformatics [Period III]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
7-Jan-2019 – 3-Mar-2019
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English
Teaching
7-Jan-2019 – 4-Mar-2019
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course is organized at TUT. For details, see TUT curriculum and teaching schedule.

Teaching
4-Sep-2018 – 23-Apr-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course is organized as a self-study course with a project work and an exam. Contact the responsible teacher for materials if you are interested.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
7-Jan-2019 – 10-May-2019
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course is organized as a web course.

Specialization in Molecular Biology [Period III]

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

This course provides deeper insight into the protein structure-function and how to manipulate proteins. Specific topics: Mutagenesis, protein models, directed evolution, protein expression and purification, structural biology (NMR, X-ray crystallography). Every student prepares written research plan focusing on selected topic involving protein technology.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
22-Jan-2019 – 22-Feb-2019
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English
Specialization in Cell Technology [Period III]

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Optional studies [Period III]

A practical study course, which is carried out in a research group.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The student must obtain approval from the responsible teacher and the leader of the research group before starting the project work. The research group provides the material (articles or other material) to be read in advance.

The Cancer Biology course focuses on the basic principles of the development and progression of cancer.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
7-Jan-2019 – 1-Mar-2019
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English

Students will learn which are the different sources and types of stem cells including embryonic, induced and adult stem cells; basics of stem cell biology and differentiation methods; stem cells in neural, cardiac, mesenchymal, hematopoietic, endodermal and ophthalmic applications.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
4-Feb-2019 – 13-Mar-2019
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Course will be arranged every second year, next time 2018-2019.

Prerequisites and recommendations:

BTK1014, BTK4400, BTK2051, BTK1013, BTK4665 or equivalent knowledge

Laboratory practical including work with human pluripotent and mesechymal stem cell culture, differentiation and charactersation. Laboratory diary and end report of the laboratory work.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
18-Mar-2019 – 5-Apr-2019
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Vacination for tetanus and hepatitis (A+B) required due to the work with human samples. When selecting the course participants the priority is given to the UTA Biotechnology programme students.

Prerequisites and recommendations:

BTK1023, BTK1014, BTK1053, BTK4400, BTK2051, BTK2056, BTK1031, BTK4662 or equivalent knowledge

Period (4-Mar-2019 - 26-May-2019)
Specialization in Bioinformatics [Period IV]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
4-Mar-2019 – 26-May-2019
Periods: IV
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
4-Mar-2019 – 26-Apr-2019
Periods: IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The course is organized as a web course with an introductory lecture.

Teaching
4-Sep-2018 – 23-Apr-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course is organized as a self-study course with a project work and an exam. Contact the responsible teacher for materials if you are interested.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
7-Jan-2019 – 10-May-2019
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This course is organized as a web course.

Specialization in Molecular Biology [Period IV]

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Laboratory course focusing on recombinant DNA technology and protein research.

During the laboratory course we prepare recombinant DNA plasmids encoding for recombinant proteins and their mutants. We produce the proteins in E. coli, purify them using affinity chromatography, and analyze the proteins using electrophoresis and Western blot.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
6-May-2019 – 17-May-2019
Periods: IV
Language of instruction: English
Specialization in Cell Technology [Period IV]

Seminar series where the students give presentations regarding their Master's thesis work.

Teaching
12-Sep-2018 – 15-May-2019
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The seminars are organized throughout the academic year. Students may join the course at their convenience, preferably prior to the start of their own thesis work. No enrollment is required. Participation in a minimum of eight seminar sessions is required.

Advanced information searching (organized by the library) is also a part of this course.

Additional information and instructions related to the thesis seminar and the Master's thesis work are provided at Moodle: BTK4030 Thesis seminar and BTK4031 MSc Thesis (self enrollment).

Optional studies [Period IV]

A practical study course, which is carried out in a research group.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The student must obtain approval from the responsible teacher and the leader of the research group before starting the project work. The research group provides the material (articles or other material) to be read in advance.