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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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
BTEK4049 Journal club 1–3 ECTS
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Learning outcomes

The student has improved skills for rapid evaluation and critical reading of scientific papers. The student is be updated on the timely research topics in the focus area of the journal club. In addition, the oral presentation skills are improved.


The aim of the Journal Club (fall and/or spring semester) is to present and discuss recent scientific papers of particular relevance. Depending on the year, there can be different Journal Clubs running focusing either on a more confined area such as on the diagnostic techniques or application or state-of-the-art methods in molecular biology or having a broader scope within biomedical sciences. The Journal Club is especially recommended for students already at or contemplating to start their MSc (pro gradu) phase, but its open to anyone with an interest in the topic area of the course. At least three scientific papers per participant are required. In addition, each participant will act as an opponent for the other seminar presentations.

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

Mandatory and active participation.



Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
Institute of Biomedicine
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
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