PřF:S1003 RNA biology - Course Information
S1003 Structural and molecular biology of RNAFaculty of Science
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
- Mgr. PharmDr. Peter Lukavsky, Dr. rer. nat. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Richard Štefl, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Štěpánka Vaňáčová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. Mgr. Richard Štefl, Ph.D.
National Centre for Biomolecular Research - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: National Centre for Biomolecular Research - Faculty of Science
- Mon 13:00–14:50 A35-1S102
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is offered to students of any study field.
- Course objectives
- At the end of the course students should be able to understand the role of RNA in gene expression and its regulation. Multiple roles of RNA (catalytic, coding, regulatory, etc) will be discussed. In addition, the course will highlight advantages and various approaches that can be used to study the structural and molecular biology of RNA. This will provide a unique overview of modern techniques that may help students in their own research to choose the right technique to answer their scientific questions.
- 1. structure, dynamics and chemistry of RNA 2. "RNA world" hypothesis 3. multiple roles of RNA in gene expression and its regulation 4. advanced biochemical and structural techniques for RNA studies
- VOET, Donald and Judith G. VOET. Biochemistry. 3rd ed. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2004. xv, 1591. ISBN 0471392235. info
- The RNA world : the nature of modern RNA suggests a prebiotic RNA world. Edited by Raymond F. Gesteland - John F. Atkins. New York: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1993. xxiii, 630. ISBN 0-87969-456-4. info
- Teaching methods
- lectures & class discussions
- Assessment methods
- lectures, class discussion, oral exam
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.