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Intermediate Level

Basic knowledge of biology is preferred

Approx. 25 hours to complete
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Intermediate Level

Basic knowledge of biology is preferred

Approx. 25 hours to complete
English

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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Module 1. Molecular biology of viruses

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 43 min), 6 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Introduction3m
Genetic diversity of viruses8m
Virus-host interaction7m
Prevention and treatment of viral diseases11m
Viruses used in biological research 10m
6 readings
About the course team1m
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Conclusion1m
5 practice exercises
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Test for module 130m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Module 2. Molecular biology of bacteria

6 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 43 min), 6 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Characterization of the genetic apparatus of bacteria5m
Molecular biology of bacteria interacting with plants6m
The molecular basis of bacterial pathogenicity9m
Molecular cloning and transformation12m
6 readings
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Conclusion1m
6 practice exercises
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Test for module 230m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Module 3. Molecular plant biology

5 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Mechanisms of plant signal transduction4m
Plant biotechnology and its methods3m
Plant breeding5m
5 readings
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Conclusion1m
5 practice exercises
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Test for module 330m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Module 4. Molecular biology of animals

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 11 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Animal biotechnology and its methods5m
3 readings
Self-study material20m
Self-study material20m
Conclusion1m
3 practice exercises
Self-test questions10m
Self-test questions10m
Test for module 430m

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