|Course code module||1MBMW-K-012|
|Study load (hours)||168|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 1st semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
Basic knowledge of biology, physiology/biochemistry and molecular biology
Molecular biology and genetics
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Understanding the totality of orderly functions in the living cell, with an emphasis on the molecular mechanisms for the subcellular distribution of proteins cell-cycle control and the interaction of cells with their environment.
3. Course content
The course molecular cell biology highlights molecular functioning of the eukaryotic cell, in relation to the structure of the cell.
1. Evolution of the cell and basic techniques in molecular cell biology
2. Internal organization of the cell: intracellular compartmentalization and protein sorting, vesicular transport in the secretory and endocytotic pathways, the cytoskeleton, cell division, cell cycle and apoptosis.
3. Cells in their social context: cell junctions and adhesion; the extracellular matrix and its receptors, proliferation and differentiation
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesSeminars (possible question and answer sessions)
5. Assessment method
Exam: Oral, with written preparation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
7. Recommended reading - study material