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Fundamentals of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences

Vak 2013-2014

Admission requirements


Contact information

Coordinator: Prof. dr. Johan Memelink


This course concentrates on the basic theoretical knowledge of microbiology, cellular biology, molecular genetics, immunology and plant cell physiology and the connection between these sub disciplines.

Learning goals

Course objectives:
Refreshment and update of basic knowledge in subjects of Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Microbiology.

Final qualifications:
Sufficient theoretical background to progress in the MSc program.


16 September 2013 – 11 October 2013

Mode of instruction

Lectures and self study

Assessment method

Four intermediate multiple choice exams and a final exam with open questions.


Information on the lecture schedule, examination dates and study material will be provided via Blackboard.

Reading list

Alberts et al: Molecular Biology of The Cell 5th edition (for chapters and pages: see Blackboard)


Via USIS and enroll in Blackboard

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


An insufficient score means that a theoretical deficiency exists which has to be remedied within 1 month and no other parts of Msc-specialisation will be creditable without the subsequent re-examination.