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MCB Advanced Textbook

Course 2010-2011

Coordinator
Prof. dr. Herman Spaink, email: h.p.spaink@biology.leidenuniv.nl

Description
To deepen the knowledge of and insights in one of the research fields of cellular biology, developmental and molecular genetics, microbiology or plant cell physiology, students can select one of the text books below:

Department head
Prof Herman Spaink – Book: Molecular biology of The Cell (Alberts, Edition 4 or 5)
Prof. Paul Hooykaas – Book: Genes X (Lewin)
Prof. Kees van den Hondel – Book: Brock Biology of Microorganisms, (Madigan et al. 10th edition)
Prof. Johan Memelink – Book: Plant Physiology (Tiaz and Zieger, 4th edition)

An alternative book may be selected, but has to be approved by one of the department heads, or by another qualified (external) examinator.

Methods of instruction
n.a.

Study material
See description for text books

Examination
Oral examination with one of the department heads indicated above.

Course requirements/recommendations
Successfully finalized Phase 1.

Time table
n.a.

Application
Make an appointment with the appropriate department head, at least 4 weeks in advance.
Via USIS

Blackboard
n.a.

Course objective
To obtain detailed knowledge on a selected research field, and to test whether a student is able to master detailed information in a limited time (4 weeks).

Remarks

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