1 point per semester
Time of year: all year
Level of course: PhD course
Capacity limit: 20
Time and place:
Building 1130 room 3217A
Name of lecturers:
Christian K. Damgaard, MBG, and Thomas B. Hansen, MBG
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Objective of the course:
The course is a journal club where current topics within the field of non-coding RNA biology are discussed. The aim of the course is to present and discuss novel discoveries within non-coding RNA biology and through this obtain a general understanding of relevant theoretical approaches, experimental techniques, and bioinformatic tools.
At the end of the course the students should be able to:
One meeting per month to discuss a scientific paper. One student selects a paper in advance and presents it at the meeting. All students are expected to read the paper before the meeting and be prepared to engage in a discussion of the paper. The expected duration of the journal club is 2 hours per session (1 hour of preparation and 1 hour of attendance). The expected preparation time for the presenter is 8 hours.
The student is expected to read the relevant papers, participate actively in discussions of the papers and to present on a regular basis.
Active participation at the sessions and satisfactory presentations.