Molekulare Diagnostik

Module Code
BI2022
Module Coordinators
Jürgen Hemberger
Teachers
  • Jürgen Hemberger
  • Harald Andreas Lange
  • Short Description

    Fundamentals and design knowledge of molecular diagnostics. Diagnostic strategies. Carriers and testing systems. Biomarkers. Immunoassays (ELISA, immune PCR, western blot). Rapid tests (dipstick, lateral flow, multiplex assays). PCR (real-time PCR, digital PCR). Mutation analyses (SNP genotyping, DNA fingerprinting). Microarray-based methods (CGH arrays, SNP arrays, protein and antibody arrays). Practical application examples.

    Duration in Semester
    1
    Instruction Language
    German
    Total Effort
    6 CrP; an estimated 180 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
    Weekly School Hours
    4
    Method of Instruction

    Vorlesung 2 SWS, Praktikum 2 SWS

    Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

    Prüfungsvorleistung: Erfolgreiche Teilnahme am Praktikum

    Prüfungsleistung: Klausur

    Availability
    Yearly
    References
    • Thiemann, Frank: Molekulare Diagnostik. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
    • Renz, Harald: Praktische Labordiagnostik. De Gruyter Verlag
    • Buckingham, Lela: Molecular Diagnostics: Fundamentals, Methods and Clinical Applications. Davis Company
    Prerequisite Modules