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Titel Stem cell niches
Kursnummer 2894
Program Cellbiologi och genetik
Språk Engelska
Antal högskolepoäng 1.5
Datum 2017-09-11 -- 2017-09-15
Kursansvarig institution Institutionen för cell- och molekylärbiologi
Särskild behörighet
Kursens syfte To increase the understanding of the complex interplay of stem cells with their environment.
Kursens lärandemål After the completed course, the participants will understand how the environment controls cellular processes and instructs cells. The students can hypothesize on how disease alters the environment to impact on the cells. The students can reason regarding differences between in vivo and in vitro environment.
Kursens innehåll The microenviroment of the stem cell, and the functional and structural characteristics that define a stem cell niche. Methods for identifying and analyzing stem cells and their environments. Fate mapping as a tool for studying stem cells niches. Different stem cell niches in vivo. Mimicking physiological stem cell niches in vitro using bioengineering techniques. Stem cell niches in health and disease.
Arbetsformer The learning and teaching activities include lectures, group discussions, seminars and audience response sessions with mentometer.
Obligatoriska moment The discussions and seminars are obligatory. Compensation is according to the instructions of the course director.
Examination The students are examined with individual and group presentations on the course themes.
Kurslitteratur och övriga läromedel Recent articles in the field.
Antal studenter 15 - 20
Urval av studenter Selection will be based on 1) the relevance of the course syllabus for the applicant's doctoral project (according to written motivation), 2) date for registration as a doctoral student (priority given to earlier registration date)
Övrig information The main venue of the course is the seminar room A216 at CMB, Berzelius v 35. Entrance from the court yard of CMB.
Ytterligare kursledare The course co-directors are Emma Andersson, emma.andersson@ki.se and Maria Genander, maria.genander@ki.se.
Tidigare omdöme av kursen omdöme
Kursansvarig Matti Nikkola
Institutionen för cell- och molekylärbiologi

Matti.Nikkola@ki.se
Kontaktpersoner Linda Lindell
Institutionen för cell- och molekylärbiologi
08-524 872 90
linda.lindell@ki.se

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