Molecular Cell Biology and Genomes

Module code: NS3004

Topics Covered

  • Commonly used cell biology techniques
  • Post-translational processing of proteins
  • Cell signalling pathways
  • Regulation of cellular processes
  • Cell cytoskeleton
  • The process and control of cell division
  • Organisation of prokaryote and eukaryote genomes
  • DNA replication recombination and repair

Learning

  • 46 hours of lectures
  • 2 hours of seminars
  • 15 hours of tutorials
  • 36 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 0.5 supervised time in lab/studio/workshop
  • 200.5 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Coursework (20%)
  • Practical report (10%)
  • Experimental analysis (5%)
  • Bioinformatic analysis (5%)
  • 2 exams, 2 hours each (60%)