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ÅA_2831 Structure and function of the cytoskeleton 10 ECTS
Person in charge
John Eriksson
Preceding studies
Good knowledge in cell biology.

Learning outcomes

To provide a thorough insight to different aspect of the cytoskeleton.


The course will provide the student with detailed characteristics of the different cytoskeletal systems, their structure and dynamics, and their role in cellular functions, in signal transduction, and their roles in normal homeostasis, development, and pathologies.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

The course will be arranged as a collaboration between Åbo Akademi Univ., Univ. of Helsinki, and Univ. of Turku. The course is comprised of lectures, seminars, and problem-based learning

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Further information

NB: the course will be organized next time in spring 2016

Belongs to following study modules

Institute of Biomedicine
Institute of Biomedicine
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Institute of Biomedicine
DP in Biomedicine
MDP in Health Biosciences
Finnish Study Modules
MDP in Biomedical Imaging
MDP in Drug Discovery and Development