Applied cell biology

Course Code :2017FBDBIC
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2018-2019
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:4
Study load (hours):112
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Dirk Snyders
Wim Vanden Berghe

3. Course contents *

Deepening of recent findings in molecular cell biology with an emphasis on active participation of the student (review and presentation of primary literature). Topics include the structure of transmembrane proteins, single molecule biochemistry and biophysics, cellular organization and compartimentalisation of signal systems, trafficking and protein sorting, and quantum dot FRET imaging, and other contemporary topics. In addition to a theoretical introduction to recent reviews, the emphasis on a critical review and evaluation of recent papers (Nature, Science, Cell ..).