Course code KJB420

KJB420 Proteomics II

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Showing course contents for the educational year 2014 - 2015 .

Course responsible: Morten Skaugen
Teachers: Magnus Øverlie Arntzen, Vincentius Gerardus Henricus Eijsink
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
The minimum number of students needed for the course to be offered is 5.
The maximum number of students is 12 (total number of students on the courses KJB320 and KJB420).
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in January block. This course has teaching in January block + teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Other. The course will be given in January 2015; it is not yet clear whether this course will be given every year or every second year. 
First time: Study year 2007-2008
Preferential right:
The course is reserved for PhD-students.
Course contents:
Sample preparation for MS- and LC-MS analysis, identification and quantification of proteins. It should be emphasized that this course requires the ability and willingness to work independently and meticulously with advanced biochemical methods. Students shall present one scientific article on a seminar. If necessary, this presentation must be given in English.
Learning outcome:
Theoretical and practical training in methods to study the proteome, enabling the student to use the methods independently in a research project. Mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, electrophoresis, bioinformatic analysis of large data sets.
Learning activities:
Laboratory exercises at a high level of independency, with journal.
Writing of a small thesis.
Oral presentation of a topic or an article.
Teaching support:

Contact with teachers during lectures and exercises.


Compendium, lecture notes, laboratory notes.
Biochemistry equivalent to KJB210 eller KJB201.
Recommended prerequisites:
Skills in laboratory work beyond KJB210 level.
Protein chemistry, KJB310.
We emphasize that the course requires will and ability to work independently and precisely with advanced biochemical methodology.
Mandatory activity:
Participation in all activities.
Approved journal, report and presentation of topic or article.
Journal, presentation and thesis.
Nominal workload:
Lectures 16 hrs.
Laboratory work 22 hrs.
Presentation 6 hrs.
Thesis 40 hrs.
Self study 216 hrs.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
KJB420 is an extended version of KJB320. Students with KJB320 get 5 credits for KJB420. 
Type of course:

January block:
Intensive course for two weeks, including 16 hrs of lectures, an oral presentation and 22 hrs of laboratory work

Spring parallel:
Special exercise with report/thesis: 60 hrs.

The course will be given in January 2015; it is not yet clear whether this course will be given every year or every second year.

An external examiner evaluates the course arrangements.

Internal examiners evaluates the laboratory journals and the presentations.

Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått