166.647 Synthetic Biology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VO, 1.5h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to explain what Synthetic biolgy is, to estimate which potential this scientifc field has, and to understand some of the methods used as well as their possible applications.

Subject of course

- Term definition

- Application in whole-cell biocatalysis

- Synthetic metabolic pathways

- Synthetic transcription factors and expression systems

- Design of enzymes

- Desing of biochemical signal paths

- Synthesis of complete genomes and genome reconstruction

- DNA nanotechnology

- Aptameres

Teaching methods

  • Introduction into terms and methods
  • discussion of applications by examples
  • explanation of the development and realization of a research project in this research field

Mode of examination


Additional information

Pandemiebedingt kann das Format der Abhaltung der LVA abweichen.



Course dates

Thu16:00 - 18:0004.05.2023Seminarraum BH Biosciences VO-Einheit 1
Fri16:00 - 18:0005.05.2023Seminarraum BH Biosciences VO-Einheit 2
Mon16:00 - 18:0008.05.2023Seminarraum BH Biosciences VO-Einheit 3
Tue16:00 - 18:0009.05.2023Seminarraum BH Biosciences VO-Einheit 4
Thu16:00 - 18:0011.05.2023Seminarraum BH Biosciences VO-Einheit 5

Examination modalities

Written exam.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu16:00 - 17:3013.06.2024Seminarraum BH Biosciences written13.05.2024 09:00 - 11.06.2024 16:00TISSSchriftliche Prüfung

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 490 Technical Chemistry Mandatory elective


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Content of the lectures Biochemistry II and Methods of Molecular biology and Gene technology