BMOL20070 Biomolecular Lab Skills 2

Academic Year 2024/2025

This module will introduce students to the fundamental practical skills needed to complete degrees in Biomedical Sciences, including biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, neuroscience, and pharmacology. Students will learn basic aseptic and immunological techniques, staining of bacterial cultures, practical exercises in drug metabolism, basic neuroscience practicals and data handling. This is a practical-only module and students will be required to work on their own, in pairs and/or in groups.

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Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module the student should be able to: 1. Perform basic aseptic techniques. 2. Stain and use microscopes to study bacterial cultures. 3. Perform some basic immunological and endocrine assays. 4. Comprehend and carry out pharmacological techniques. 5. Be able to generate a waveform to assess latency of human reflexes. 6. Analyse data using computer software packages. 7. Have an understanding of the applications of these techniques to research and analysis in the biomolecular sciences.

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Autonomous Student Learning




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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:

BMOL10030 Biomedical Sciences: Understanding Human Disease

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

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Name Role
Professor Orina Belton Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Colm Collins Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Assoc Professor John Crean Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Alan Hoban Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Andrew Irving Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Assoc Professor Margaret McGee Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Hilary McMahon Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Professor Cormac Murphy Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Seema Nathwani Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Assoc Professor Kathy O'Boyle Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Professor John O'Connor Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Sean Quinlan Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Helen Reid Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Karthika Balusamy Tutor
Ms Viktorija Bartkeviciute Tutor
Ms Laura Bel Borja Tutor
Ms Audrey Bradford Tutor
Manuel Bruch Tutor
Ms Robyn Bruen Tutor
Ms Caoimbhe Burke Tutor
Master Ciaran Carey Tutor
Ms Gillian Carney Tutor
Mr Niall Carruthers Tutor
Yixin Che Tutor
Hanhan Chen Tutor
Ms Cheng Cheng Tutor
Mr Shane Clerkin Tutor
Ms Tara Comber Tutor
Ms Aisling Corbet Tutor
Ms Aoife Cosgrave Tutor
Mr Neil Daniel Tutor
Ms Ying Ling Dee Tutor
Mr Thomas Dodd Tutor
Mr Donal Farrell Tutor
Ms Emilia Filipczak Tutor
Mr Stephen Fitzsimons Tutor
Miss Ella Fouhy Tutor
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Valeria Giannone Tutor
Beatriz Gil Tutor
Ms Rebecca Gorry Tutor
Miss Nathania Harron Tutor
Ms Aoife Holohan Tutor
Ms Anne Marie Howe Tutor
Cathal Hurley Tutor
Chowdhury Arif Jahangir Tutor
Lynda Jordan Tutor
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