BMOL20060 Biomolecular Lab Skills 1

Academic Year 2024/2025

This module will introduce students to the fundamental practical skills needed to complete degree subjects in Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences, and in related disciplines. Students will learn about basic liquid handling, calculations and data analysis, spectrophotometry, basic molecular biological techniques (DNA isolation, cloning), fractionation techniques, enzyme assays, and membrane transport assays. This is a practical-only module and students will be required to work on their own, in pairs, and in groups.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module the student should be able to: 1. Perform basic calculations to determine correct weight, molarity, etc.; 2. Analyse data using computer software packages (e.g. Excel); 3. Independently prepare solutions, buffers, etc.; 4. Perform basic assays; 5. Manipulate DNA. 6. Have a comprehension of the applications of these techniques to research and analysis in the biomolecular sciences.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

10

Practical

30

Autonomous Student Learning

70

Total

110

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Not yet recorded 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:

BMOL10030 Biomedical Sciences: Understanding Human Disease


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
BIOL10120 - Cell Biology & Genetics (NUin)


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade

Not yet recorded.


Carry forward of passed components
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Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
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Name Role
Professor Evelyn Doyle Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Wieland Fricke Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Alan Hoban Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr John Kelly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Rainer Melzer Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Assoc Professor Carl Ng Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Roisin O'Connor Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Professor Mike Scott Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Gavin Stewart Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Sean Storey Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Ayana Ayana Tutor
Ms Haleema Azam Tutor
Nivedha Balaji Tutor
Ms Ann Marie Barry Tutor
Dr Viktorija Bartkeviciute Tutor
Mr Niall Beagan Tutor
Ms Tiana Bejenaru Tutor
Sarang Bhutada Tutor
Mr Conor Blunt Tutor
Mr Rory Burke Tutor
Ms Shannon Burke Tutor
Mr Srivats Chari Tutor
Mr Srivats Rajagopal Chari Tutor
Ms Kimberly Conteddu Tutor
Mr Edward Cox Tutor
Dr Maurício Cruz Mantoani Tutor
Mrs Emily Dalton Tutor
Mr Neil Daniel Tutor
Ms Ying Ling Dee Tutor
Mr Rohit Dey Tutor
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Sofia Duarte Vámos Tutor
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Mr Alan Farrell Tutor
Veronica Farrugia Drakard Tutor
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Ms Rebecca Gorry Tutor
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Dr Jana Haase Tutor
Ms Sakshi Hans Tutor
Miss Nathania Harron Tutor
Mr Dylan Harvey Tutor
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Annmarie Kelly Tutor
Mr John Kelly Tutor
Ms Ann-Marie Kelly Tutor
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Xuanjing Li Tutor
Dr Guerrino Macori Tutor
Jasmin Mc Caul Tutor
Sarah Mc Cormack Tutor
Mr Conor Mc Veigh Tutor
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