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740366A Cellular Communication, 6 ECTS cr 
Code 740366A  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Cellular Communication  Abbreviation Cellular Commun 
Scope6 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3254 Biochemistry 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Preceding studies
    740362A Cellular Biology
Unit Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine 

Teachers
Name
Thomas Kietzmann 

Description
ECTS Credits 

6 credits

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Timing 

B.Sc. yr3 autumn

 
Learning outcomes 

Upon successful completion students are able to:

  • name, list and discuss the major intra- and intercellular signalling pathways
  • present, describe and discuss characteristic features of signalling pathways
  • describe how to study, examine and analyse signalling pathways
 
Contents 

The course covers basic aspects of the main cellular signalling pathways. The main emphasis will be made on the signalling pathways involved in the action of various hormones, growth factors, lipid-derived signaling molecules, and their cell surface and intracellular receptors, intracellular second messengers and protein kinases and phosphatases. The course involves a 40 h practical course (+written reports) in which cultured cells are used as targets to visualize certain hormone or drug-induced signaling molecules, their interactions, and how these regulate e.g. normal cell growth and/or cell death in culture. Attendance at practical course is obligatory.

 
Mode of delivery 

Face to face teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

 20 h lectures, 32 h practicals

 
Target group 

Major students

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Cellular biology

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

-

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Laboratory practicals, final exam

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.

 
Grading 

1-5/fail

 
Person responsible 

Thomas Kietzmann

 
Working life cooperation 

No

 
Other information 

Location of instruction: Kontinkangas campus

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Cellular Communication  Course  Thomas Kietzmann  02.09.20 -06.11.20

Future examinations
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Cellular Communication exam Kkang exam  Exam  Thomas Kietzmann  25.09.20
registration period has not begun Cellular Communication exam Kkang1st retake exam  Exam  Thomas Kietzmann  13.10.20
registration period has not begun Cellular Communication exam 2nd retake Kkang exam  Exam  Thomas Kietzmann  12.11.20