Online Lectures Biotechnology (B.Sc., M.Sc. Biochemistry, M.Sc. Mobiphys)

These lectures are for:

Biochemistry students, B.Sc.-Biochemie, lecture plan is here (Biotechnol. I)

Biochemistry and Mobiphys students, M.Sc.-Biochemie and M.Sc. Mobiphys (Biotechnol. II and Biotechnol. III)

Documentation of the practical courses (taking place February 2017) can be found here (the zip-folder contains the Script, publications for the seminar lectures, a detailed overview of the experiments and further guidelines).

Frequently asked questions to prepare for the exam for the lecture Biotechnol. I (B.Sc. students) can be found here.

Frequently asked questions to prepare for the exam for the entire module "Biotechnology":

M.Sc. students Biochemistry: here

M.Sc. students Mobiphys: here

Recommend literature:

Basic Biotechnology by Colin Ratledge, Bjorn Kristiansen, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0-521-77917-0, price: ca. 52 Euro

Taschenatlas der Biotechnologie und Gentechnik (also available in english), Rolf D. Schmid, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, ISBN 3-527-30865-2, price: ca. 39.90 Euro

Arbeitsmethoden der Biochemie, Alfred Pingoud, C. Urbanke, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, ISBN: 3-11-016513-9 (Taschenbuch): ca.34.95 Euro

A list of further books can be found here.

Lectures Biotechnology I:

Grundlagen der Biotechnologie, Kultivierung und Produkte

Proteinexpression und -Aufreinigung


Lectures Biotechnology II:

Frequently asked questions to prepare for the exam for the entire module "Biotechnology" (M.Sc. students) can be found here.


Lectures Biotechnology III:


















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In 2016, Uwe Bornscheuer has published News & Views articles in "Nature" and in "Nature Chem. Biol.", a "Perspectives" contribution in the journal "Science" and aresearch article in the journal "Nature Chem."

Johannes Kabisch (junior research group leader) has accepted a position as Junior-Professor at the TU-Darmstadt and Robert Kourist is now full Professor at the TU-Graz, congratulations!

Daniel Last (#51) has finished his PhD!

Uwe Bornscheuer has published his 25th contribution (an Editorial) in the top chemistry journal "Angew. Chem. Int. Ed."

Uwe Bornscheuer has received the "Stephen S. Chang Award" of the Am. Oil. Chem. Soc. (AOCS).

Our paper on the discovery of (R)-selective amine transaminases has been highlighted as "Best Design Concept" by Nat. Chem. Biol.

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Institute of Biochemistry
Dept. of Biotechnology & Enzyme Catalysis
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