940325 Cell and molecular biology II

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Seifert, Georg , Mach, Lukas , Borth, Nicole
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Topics covered:

biogenesis and functions of cellular compartments

cell division, cell growth and cell cycle control
cell death
cellular transformation, viruses, oncogenes and tumour suppressors
humoral immune response

cellular immune response
extracellular matrix, adhesion and cell motility
cellular differentiation and organ development

Previous knowledge expected

Basics in biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and molecular biology as covered in the bachelor programm food science and biotechnology and the lecture course Zell- und Molekularbiologie I (941319).

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After successful completion of this course, students will have deepened their knowledge of cell and molecular biological principles and mechanisms; they will possess also a basic understanding of the general properties and features of eukaryotic cells. Furthermore, they are in the position to use their knowledge in cell and molecular biology to solve problems in the context of biomedical research projects as well as during development of biotechnological processes.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.