Laajuus: 5

Aikataulu: 30.10.2019 - 11.12.2019

Vastuuopettaja (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Alexander Frey

Opetusperiodi (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

II

Osaamistavoitteet (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course the students will be able to:

  • Appreciate the different levels of biological organization, from molecules to cells
  • Understand the biological processes critical for cellular functioning
  • Can integrate the different processes into the proper cellular context
  • asses the function of regulatory pathways and networks at the cellular level
  • Describe the general principles of gene organization and expression
  • critically analyze experimental data

Sisältö (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course aims at providing the understanding of essential cellular processes (DNA replication, gene expression, protein targeting and transport, protein modification, membrane transport, secretion and endocytosis, cell signaling, regulation of cell death, cell cycle). The course focuses on eukaryotic organisms.

Tarkennukset kurssin sisältöön (koskee tätä kurssikertaa): 

In the course four bigger units are covered and each units is accompanied with assignments. During the course there will be four deadlines for submitting the assignments.

Part I: Chapters 4 & 5 (DNA, Chromosomes, Genome, replication, recombination)

Part II: Chapters 6 & 7 (From DNA to protein, control of gene expression)

Part III: Chapters 10, 12, and 13 (Membrane structures, Intracellular compartments and protein sorting, Membrane Traffic))

Part IV: Chapters 15 & 17 (Cell signaling, cell cycle)


Toteutus, työmuodot ja arvosteluperusteet (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

lectures, assignments and self-study

Työmäärä toteutustavoittain (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Total 135 h
Lectures 24 h
Assignments 27 h
Self-study 80 h
Exam 4 h

Oppimateriaali (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Molecular Biology of the Cell, 6th edition, Garland Sciences

Tarkennukset oppimateriaaliin (koskee tätä kurssikertaa): 

Text
book:
  • Molecular
    biology
    of the cell / Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis,
    David Morgan, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter Walter,
    6th edition, Published: Garland Science, New York,
    2014.
  • A PDF showing the exact book chapters and sections covered in the course is shown on Mycourses.
  • An older version 4th edition is available on-line: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK21054

Alternative text book: 

  • Molecular Cell Biology, by Lodish, Berk,
    Kaiser, Krieger, Scott, Bretscher, Ploegh Matsudaira,
    published by Freeman and Company. Book covers the same content as the official course text book.

Other materials:

  • Lecture notes made
    available via MyCourses pages

  • Other
    material made available via MyCourses pages



Kurssin kotisivu (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=CHEM-E8120

Esitiedot (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course presupposes basic knowledge and competences in the field of Biosciences which are in content, scope and quality similar to those offered in CHEM-A1310 and CHEM-C2300.

Arvosteluasteikko (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Fail, 1 – 5 grading is based on examination (75%) and assignments (25%)

Ilmoittautuminen (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

WebOodi

Lisätietoja (voimassa 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Upon request, the course can be completed also as a self-study course during summer (June & July). Deadline for completion is July 31 of each calendar year.

Opintojakson kuvaus

Ilmoittautuminen ja lisätiedot