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BTEK3107 Biotechnical applications of nucleic acids 4 ECTS
Organised by
Preceding studies
B.Sc. level knowledge in biochemistry or biotechnology.

Learning outcomes

Student has knowledge of major methodological breakthroughs and the latest scientific developments in the biotechnical applications of nucleic acids. Student is familiar with reading of scientific articles and has improved skills and obtained practice in giving technical presentations.


The course covers nucleic acid sequencing, nucleic acid synthesis, backbone modifications, labelling techniques, hybridisation and amplification methods, and basic principles of nucleic acid-based diagnostic methods.

Teaching methods

Every student has to give at least one presentation on each of the subjects covered on the course.

Teaching language


Kurssi luennoidaan englanniksi.

Modes of study

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

Participation in classroom work, 30h



Study materials

Scientific publications covering the themes mentioned under contents.

Further information

Course is primarily intended to students in biochemistry and biotechnology degree programmes. Limited number of places available to other students.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP in Molecular Biotechnology and Diagnostics
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
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