90171 - Biology and Genetics Lab-based Course (B)

Academic Year 2023/2024

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Medicine and Surgery (cod. 5904)

Course contents

Gene study and database.

DNA extraction and electrophoresis.

Gene cloning: applications and technologies.

Zebrafish and Cell cultures in functional genomics.

RNA interference: theory and applications.

The research in medicine: review of some papers and/or laboratory seminars of scientists.


Some articles and reviews from Medical Journal chosen by the teachers.

Teaching methods

Activities in lab. Virtual experiences, video, teamwork and discussion of some topics.

Assessment methods

The principal topics developed during the practices activities could be subject of the oral review.

Teaching tools

Reviews, video and digital platforms. Teacher's original schemes, exercises and notes.Microscopes and stereomicroscopes to observe cell cultures and zebrafish embryos.

Office hours

See the website of Flavia Frabetti