BIO-679 / 1 credit

Teacher: Suter David Michael

Language: English

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


Every year


Bioluminescence imaging and data analysis Splinkerette PCR (to analyze genomic insertion site of a transgene). The students will obtain theoretical and practical insight into embryonic stem cell biology and the study of gene expression fluctuations in single cells.



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!


Embryonic stem cells, stochastic gene expression, cell fate choice.

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Basic molecular biology.

Assessment methods




In the programs

  • Number of places: 3
  • Exam form: Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Practical - Suter Lab
  • Lecture: 6 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 18 Hour(s)

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