Module Guide since WS 2016/17

Modul LS1500-KP06, LS1500

Biology 2 (Bio2)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Bachelor MLS 2018 (compulsory), life sciences, 2nd semester
  • Bachelor MLS 2016 (compulsory), life sciences, 2nd semester
  • Bachelor MLS 2009 (compulsory), life sciences, 2nd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Histology (practical course, 2 SWS)
  • Histology (lecture, 1 SWS)
  • Genetics (lecture, 2 SWS)
  • 75 Hours in-classroom work
  • 105 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • Part A Gnetics: a) Bacterial Genetics The bacterial cell
  • Cell division and replication of the bacterial chromosome
  • Gene organization and gene expression
  • Bacterial pathogenicity factors
  • Mutations in bacteria
  • Accessory genetic elements and gene transfer mechanisms
  • b) Human Genetics
  • Cytogenetics
  • Inheritances and definitions
  • Mutations
  • Trinucleotide repeat expansions (TRE)
  • Epigenetics
  • Molecular pathology
  • Part B Histology: Lecture: Preparation of tissue specimen
  • General microscopy
  • Epithelium, glands
  • Connective tissues
  • Cartilage and bone
  • Muscle
  • Neural tissue
  • Skin
  • Blood, vascular system and bone marrow
  • Lymphatic organs
  • Introduction in immunology
  • Practical course Microscopy, Histology: Microscopy of cell structure and cell size as taught in the histology lectures. Critical investigation under the microscope. Drawing of the corresponded tissues (from the histology lectures)
  • Part A Genetics: Understanding of the heredity
  • Mutations and verific
  • Bacterial genetics
  • Part B Histology section:
  • They can identify different histological stainings
  • They can explain the structure of tissues containing site-specific cells and extracellular matrix molecules
  • They can determine the 4 basic tissues and explain their functions
  • They can explain the process of bone formation and remodeling
  • They can identify unmature and mature blood cells
  • They can describe the structure of lymphatic organs
Grading through:
  • written exam
Responsible for this module:
  • Lüllmann-Rauch: Histologie - Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart
  • Jeremy W. Dale, Simon F. Park: Molecular Genetics of Bacteria - Wiley Blackwell
  • Larry Snyder, Joseph E. Peters, Tina M. Henkin, Wendy Champness: Molecular Genetics of Bacteria - ASM Books
  • offered only in German

Prerequisites for attending the module:
- None

Prerequisites for the exam:
- Regular and successful participation in the internship, at least 80%

Modul exam:
- LS1500-L1: Biology 2, written exam, 90 min, 100 % module grade (arithmetic mean of the part Genetics and Histology)

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