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Advanced Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology


Admission requirements

This course is intended for MSc students in the MSc specializations offered by the Institute of Biology with experience in genetics, molecular biology and microbiology.


Coordinators: Dr. S. de Pater


Lecture series about some of the most field-changing techniques in genetics and molecular biology, which have shaped the biotechnology sector. Lectures will be given by academic and industrial players active in the biotechnology field.

Learning goals

Course objectives:

  • Students will learn modern, state-of-the-art methodologies used in the field of biotechnology, with a special focus on genetics

  • Students will be able to implement state-of-the-art methodologies to find solutions for biotechnology-related problems

Final qualifications:
Students will be able to apply the acquired knowledge for tackling biotechnology-related problems


On Tuesdays from 29 November 2021 until 18 February 2022.

Programme details will be announced via Brightspace.

Mode of instruction

Lectures, self-study of papers.

Assessment method

Written exam based on the lectures and a selection of key papers on topics discussed during the lectures.
Exam: minimum 5.6

Inspection and feedback on the examination

Date: March 2022; a date will be set in consultation with the students


Brightspace will be used for communication.

Reading list




Exchange and Study Abroad students, please see the Prospective students website for more information on how to apply.