Lithuania, Kaunas

Methods in Molecular Genetics

when 13 July 2020 - 24 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 500

This course is a comprehensive overview of key techniques in molecular biology mostly related to DNA analysis. The course covers the techniques of DNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, PCR and restriction digestion. Upon completion of this course, the trainee would be able to extract genomic DNA from animal cells, perform agarose gel electrophoresis to analyse the DNA profile; amplify specific fragments of DNA using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique; perform restriction digestion experiments and visualise data obtained. School consists of lectures, practical exercises in laboratories and case studies seminars.

Course leader

Jana Radzijevskaja (bsu@vdu.lt)

Target group

Bachelor level, Master level and PhD students, researchers and university teachers from areas of biology, bioinformatics, genetics, molecular biology, microbiology, biotechnology, bioengineering, biophysics, health sciences.

Course aim

To cover the underlying principles and critical aspects of DNA analysis methodology and interpretation.

Fee info

EUR 500: Early bird price: 500
From May 1st: 550