940003 Emerging Topics in RNA Biology (in Eng.)

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Kalyna, Mariya
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2022
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen


RNA plays a crucial role in major aspects of cellular life. The seminar will focus on cutting-edge RNA research and its applications. Topics will include but not limited to general and alternative pre-mRNA splicing, RNA turnover, RNA epitranscriptomics, RNA in development, stress response and disease, and RNA-based applications.

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Basic knowledge of molecular biology. Previous attendance of RNA biology course is recommended.
The course is open to students at the bachelor, master’s and other levels.


The student should:
-learn information on recent research in RNA biology
-understand why and how RNA biology could be used in basic and applied research

The student should:
-understand scientific literature on RNA biology and develop critical thinking
-learn how to apply RNA-based approaches in basic and applied research
-learn how to make a presentation and communicate to fellow students the key points

General competence
The student should communicate what RNA molecules are, and why it is important to investigate RNA. Students should learn current information and major concepts in RNA biology that they can use as future professionals.
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