Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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BTEK1025 Trends in clinical chemistry 4 ECTS
Organised by
Preceding studies
Or equivalent theoretical or practical knowledge.

Learning outcomes

The course provides the student with in-depth knowledge on a few timely topics within laboratory medicine or clinical chemistry, with specific emphasis on the interplay between the analytical tools and the clinical information that they provide. The seminar format aims to train the student's oral presentation skills and the ability to extract the central messages of the scientific communications.


Following some introductory lectures the students will be given a set of recent scientific communications to present and critically discuss. The topics are selected from various diagnostic areas such as infectious disease testing, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, gene testing, population screening etc.

Teaching methods

Mandatory and active participation. The course is available on every other year (odd years).

Teaching language


Modes of study

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



Study materials

Lectures provided as handouts or in electronic format.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
Elective advanced studies (Biotechnology)
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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