Concepts of cell biology/membranes

Marzie Karimi, Sunidhi Shetty (MPIKG)

This course will focus on the theoretical principles as well as the practical aspects of molecular organization of cells and membrane biophysics.

The aim of the course is to learn the cellular structure and their processes on a molecular level.

Cell culture, Vesicle preparation with the most common protocols, as well as the basic knowledge of fluorescence and confocal microscopy will be provided.

Course Contents
1. The Evolution of Cell
2. Cell Chemistry and Biosynthesis
3. Macromolecules: Structure, Shape and information
4. How Cells are studied
5. Basic Genetic Mechanisms
6. The Plasma Membrane


Please contact the lecturers if you plan to take this course.