BIOENG-420 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Deplancke Bart, D'Angelo Giovanni

Language: English


Summary

The students are exposed to experimental and analytical approaches specific to single cell biology, with an emphasis on quantitative aspects.

Content

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain the limitations of bulk analysis that can be overcome by single cell analysis
  • Explain the advantages and limitations of single cell analysis in gathering quantitative data
  • Explain how single cell analyses can have diagnostic or biomedical value
  • Propose experimental approaches to investigate phenotypic heterogeneity in a cell population
  • Propose experimental approaches to investigate temporal fluctuations in gene expression
  • Propose experimental approaches to investigate cell fate choices and bacterial resistance to drugs at the single cell level

Assessment methods

Oral eaxam during the semester

Resources

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Single cell biology
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Single cell biology
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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