BIO-701 / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Abriata Luciano Andres, Hacker David, Lau Kelvin Ka Ching, Pojer Florence

Language: English

Remark: Every year


Every 2 years


Cultivated animal cells are important hosts for the production of recombinant proteins for biochemical and structural studies and for use as therapeutics. The course will provide an overview of the methods for the production and characterization of recombinant proteins.



This course will take place in autumn 2025, exact dates and place to be confirmed.

Max. 20 participants. To register, please send an email to


recombinant protein, mammalian cells, cell culture, gene expression, transfection. protein structure

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic cell biology

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Explain (i.e. comprehend) technologies discussed in course
  • Interpret in a critical way data generated with these technologies

Assessment methods

Oral presentation


Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Number of places: 15
  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Recombinant protein expression in animal cells for appli-cations in medicine and structural biology
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)

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