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5427. Laboratory Techniques in Functional Genomics

1.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 7 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Molecular biological techniques utilized in gene discovery and in the functional characterization of genes in animal development. Taught as a series of short modules, each focusing on a different set of techniques. With a change of content, this course may be repeated for credit.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2022 5964 Storrs In Person Marden, Jeremiah 001 Reg Fr 4:30pm‑7:30pm
SaSu 9:00am‑5:00pm
12/12 1.00 Graded Course takes place as follows: F 2/18/22, 4:30 - 7:30 PM; Sa 2/19/22, 9 AM - 5 PM; Su 2/20/22, 9 AM - 5 PM. Contact elaine.mirkin@uconn.edu for permission number. MCB Professional Science Master's (PSM) students and MCB Professional Master's (PM) students have priority enrollment. This module is designed for the molecular biology beginner and focuses on introductory techniques and theory.
Spring 2022 5965 Storrs In Person Marden, Jeremiah 002 Reg Fr 4:30pm‑7:30pm
SaSu 9:00am‑5:00pm
12/12 1.00 Graded Class meets as follows: F 3/25/22, 4:30 - 7:30 PM; Sa 3/26/22, 9 AM - 5 PM; Su 3/27/22, 9 AM - 5 PM. Contact elaine.mirkin@uconn.edu for permission number. MCB Professional Science Master's (PSM) students and MCB Professional Master's (PM) students have priority enrollment. This module will cover quantitative PCR techniques. Prerequisite requirement: MCB 5427 Introduction to Molecular Biology Techniques or consent of instructor.
Spring 2022 6931 Storrs In Person Marden, Jeremiah 003 Reg Fr 4:30pm‑7:30pm
SaSu 9:00am‑5:00pm
12/12 1.00 Graded Course meets as follows: F 4/22/22, 4:30 - 7:30 PM; Sa 4/23/22, 9 AM - 5 PM; Su 4/24/22, 9 AM - 5 PM. Contact elaine.mirkin@uconn.edu for permission number. MCB Professional Science Master's (PSM) students and MCB Professional Master's (PM) students have priority enrollment. This module will cover sequencing techniques for use in molecular biology. Prerequisite requirement: MCB 5427 Introduction to Molecular Biology Techniques or consent of instructor.
Summer 2022 2236 Storrs In Person Leung, Sau-Mei
Giardina, Charles
50 MAY Mo 9:00am‑5:00pm
We 9:00am‑5:00pm
Fr 9:00am‑5:00pm
3/6 TLS 253
TLS 253
TLS 253
1.00 Graded Contact elaine.mirkin@uconn.edu for permission number. Prerequisite is MCB 5427 Introduction to Molecular Biology Techniques, relevant research lab experience, or permission of instructor. Participants learn the key concepts, problems, and methods for obtaining, growing, storing, and using animal cells. Main topics include media preparation and filtration, aseptic techniques, basic phase contrast microscopy, setting up cultures from frozen vials, the use of Biological Safety Cabinet, monolayer culture techniques, subcultivation, cell counting, cell freezing techniques, dilution plating, managing culture contamination, toxicity testing using 96 well plates, mycoplasma testing, and monolayer transfection.
Fall 2022 5623 Storrs In Person Marden, Jeremiah 001 Reg Fr 4:30pm‑7:30pm
Sa 9:00am‑5:00pm
Su 9:00am‑5:00pm
8/12 No Room Required - Dept Space
No Room Required - Dept Space
No Room Required - Dept Space
1.00 Graded Class will meet in TLS 417 Contact elaine.mirkin@uconn.edu for permission number. MCB Professional Science Master's (PSM) students and MCB Professional Master's (PM) students have priority enrollment. This module is designed for the molecular biology beginner and focuses on introductory techniques and theory.