Lab Skills: Biochemistry
Full course description
Laboratory skills are essential for students who want to pursue a Life Science oriented master study. In this skills training you will get acquainted with the basic laboratory skills in biochemistry. Training involves safety and Good Laboratory Practice, as well as some essential biochemistry techniques like DNA isolation, enzyme kinetics, adsorption/fluorescence spectroscopy, gel electrophoresis, and protein purification. You will work in teams of two and prepare your own protocol for each practical.
- To develop laboratory skills in the field of biochemistry.
This course is designed to be taken in combination with SCI2035 Biochemistry. Students who wish to take this course should concurrently enroll in SCI2035 Biochemistry or have taken SCI2035 Biochemistry prior to enrolling in SKI2086.
- Reed, R., Holmes, D., Weyers, J., Jones, A. (2007). Practical Skills in Biomolecular Sciences. (3rd ed.). Essex: Pearson Education Limited (Reading Room).
- Practical instructions and background texts (E-reader).