EE-490(j) / 4 credits

Teacher: Maerkl Sebastian

Language: English

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.

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Summary

The cell-free synthetic biology course introduces engineers to the most commonly used techniques required to conduct work in Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Additionally, this course is an experiment in democratizing education and open science by generating useful resources for the local community

Content

Keywords

molecular biology

laboratory techniques and methods

biotechnology

bioengineering

synthetic biology

cell-free synthetic biology

democratizing education

open science

 

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

There are no pre-requisite courses.

No prior experience or background in biology is required.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze experimental outcomes
  • Carry out molecular biology techniques
  • Conduct molecular biology experiments
  • Quantify the functionality of a cell-free system
  • Create cell-free systems

Teaching methods

The course will be primarily hands-on experimental work, with real-time instructions and feedback.

Assessment methods

Students will be assessed by their ability to conduct molecular biology experiements, maintain a laboratory notebook, critically assess and report the outcomes of experiments, and work in a team.

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Cell-free synthetic biology
  • Practical work: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Cell-free synthetic biology
  • Practical work: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
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12-13     
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Tuesday, 14h - 18h: Exercise, TP