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Molecular Genetics

The course will deepen your knowledge in molecular genetics.

We will go through several examples of gene regulation at different levels in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes. The courses will also concern modern large-scale sequencing methods and how they are used to investigate molecular genetic questions. The course includes both theoretical and practical exercises.

  • Course structure


    Part 1: Theory 4.5 hp

    Part 2: Laboratory exercises 3 hp

    Teaching format

    Teaching consists of lectures, seminars, lab exercises and group discussions.


    Part 1: Written exam.

    Part 2: Written report and oral presentation.


    Stefan Åström


    Tel: +46 8 16 1566

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Watson J. Molecular Biology of the Gene. 7th edition. Pearson 2013. ISBN 10: 0-321-76243-6.

  • Course reports

  • Contact

    Student office
    Study counsellor at bachelor's level