940115 Laboratory course in molecular biology I

Exercise course
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Brod, Laura Rosanna , Gradischnig, Elias , Biezunski, Lara , Markowitsch, Kira , Riedel, Niklas , Demuth, Martina , Neudecker, Hannah , Reithofer, Manuel , Grabherr, Reingard , Steinkellner, Herta , Hauser, Marie-Theres , Kohlfürst, Elisabeth , Luschnig, Christian , Schoberer, Jennifer , Strasser, Richard
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


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Previous knowledge expected

940105 Introduction to Molecular Biology
790128 Allgemeine Mikrobiologie Übungen

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

By the end of the training the students will

- understand the basic principles of DNA cloning

- be able to perform basic methods in molecular biology including restriction enzyme digestion, ligation, transformation of bacteria, PCR, plasmid preparation, monitoring of gene expression, purification of genomic DNA, Western Blot hybridisation

- be aware of the theoretical background of the different molecular biology methods

- understand principles of DNA-sequencing technologies

- be able to apply quantitative PCR to determine the gene copy number

- be able to critically interpret experimental data
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.