1 ECTS per semester
Level of course: PhD course
Time of year: All year
No. of contact hours: 1 hour every two weeks
Capacity limits: 20 participants
Objectives of the course:
The course is a journal club where current topics within the field of chromatin and gene regulation biology are discussed with a particular focus on germline biology. The aim of the course is to present and discuss novel discoveries in genome regulation and through this obtain a general understanding of relevant theoretical approaches, experimental techniques, and bioinformatic tools.
Learning outcomes and competences:
At the end of the course the students should be able to:
The student is expected to read the relevant papers, participate actively in discussions of the papers and to present on a regular basis.
One meeting every two weeks to discuss a scientific paper. One student selects a paper in advance and presents it at the meeting. All students are expected to read the paper before the meeting and be prepared to engage in a discussion of the paper. The expected duration of the journal club is 1 hour per session. In addition two hours of preparation should be expected per session.
Name of lecturers:
Peter R. Andersen, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Active participation at the sessions and satisfactory presentations.
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Building 1130, room 321-A
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
C.F. Møllers Allé 3
8000 Aarhus C