BIO-622 / 1 credit

Teacher: Lingner Joachim

Language: English

Remark: 3-day Block course, every year in January. To register, contact EDMS Administration


Every year


Telomere biology. The students will obtain theoretical and practical insight into telomere biology and the roles of telomeres during cellular senescence and for genome stability.



Please note that you are not allowed to inscribe in your own group!

Note that 3 practical courses are mandatory for all EDMS students and that they have the priority; each course has between 2 to 4 possible slots.

Therefore, please do not register by yourself to this course, this will be done by the EDMS program administrator!


Telomeres, telomerase, reverse transcriptase, cellular senescence, genome stability

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Background reading: Nandakumar, J and Cech, TR: Finding the end: recruitment of telomerase to telomeres. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 2013 Feb; 14(2):69-82



In the programs

  • Number of places: 2
  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Practical - Lingner Lab
  • Lecture: 5 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 21 Hour(s)

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