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This subject is taken together with BCMB40007. Students undertaking these units must complete a common coursework module, ‘Experimental Design and Statistics’ and select two additional thematic modules (from a selection of three modules) that cover advanced techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology modules.
The ‘Experimental Design and Statistics’ module will cover aspects of experimental design, ethics and biostatistical methods used in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
The thematic modules will cover new developments in the genome sciences, structural biology, bioinformatics and molecular cell biology and comprise advanced lectures as well as library work.
Intended learning outcomes
To develop a greater understanding of key topics of research in biochemistry and molecular biology, including areas such as genome sciences, structural biology, bioinformatics and molecular cell biology. To acquire an appreciation and understanding of new technologies and approaches that are used in modern biochemical and molecular biology research. To develop a greater understanding of scientific process and access to key literature and data sets.
- To develop a mature understanding of the experimental framework of hypothesis formulation and testing as applied to research in the broad area of biochemical and molecular biology.
- To develop skills in critical analysis of published experimental data and findings.
- To develop skills in oral and written presentation of scientific concepts.
Last updated: 3 November 2022