Practical Techniques in Molecular Biology Short Course Certificate of Attendance

Location Stoke-on-Trent campus
Duration 7 Days.
Course Start 4-7 September 2016. Additional dates by demand.
Faculty Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences

4-7 September 2016

This 1 week predominantly ‘hands-on’ laboratory course has been developed for anyone requiring a sound practical and theoretical knowledge of key techniques in molecular biology, perhaps in support of participants Continued Professional Development.

Entry requirements


Key Features

Short Course in Practical Techniques in Molecular Biology: ‘From Genome to Gene’

This 1 week short course is CPD accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences. 

The combination of theoretical and practical aspect provides a solid foundation of knowledge, skills and key techniques in molecular biology.

The School has dedicated facilities including a state-of-the-art Human Sciences laboratory where practical sessions will take place.

Course content

Practical components will include:

  • Isolation of genomic DNA

  • Restriction of DNA

  • Ligation into vectors

  • Construction of a gene library using expression and colony hybridisation

  • Large and small scale plasmid preparation

  • Southern hybridisation

  • PCR

  • Automated DNA sequencing

Where Next

The theoretical knowledge and practical skills you gain from this course are in demand in the biomedical and biotechnology based industries.

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