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KABI5063 Towards sustainable bioenergy/biofuel production 2 op
Organised by
Molecular Plant Biology

Learning outcomes

To understand the concepts of renewable biofuels and sustainable fuel production systems. To gain information on the future demands, associated problems and solutions for sustainable fuel production.


The course will center around sustainable bioenergy in general, with the focus on microbial platforms for renewable biofuel production, possibilities for direct conversion of solar energy into desired end-products in photosynthetic cyanobacterial hosts, metabolic engineering (e.g. pathway modification and synthetic biology tools) and related biotechnological applications.

Teaching methods

Lectures, small group work, written literature review and seminar.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
  • In English
  • In English

Lectures, small group work and associated short written literature review and seminar.



Recommended year of study

1st or 2nd year of Master's degree studies. The course is not organized regularly.

Belongs to following study modules

Biokemian laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Biokemian laitos