1 ECTS per semester
Level of course: PhD course
Time of year: All year
No. of contact hours: 1 hour every week
Capacity limits: 20 participants
Objectives of the course:
The course is a journal club where current topics within the field of RNA production and decay are discussed with a particular focus on nuclear RNA biology in mammalian cells. The aim of the course is to present and discuss novel discoveries in the field 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.
A weekly meeting 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. The expected preparation time for the presenter is 8 hours.
Name of lecturers:
Torben Heick Jensen, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Active participation at the sessions and satisfactory presentations.
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Building 1131, room 623
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
C.F. Møllers Allé 3
8000 Aarhus C
For registration: send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, please contact Torben Heick Jensen, e-mail: email@example.com