BIO-616 / 1 credit

Teacher(s): Karthaus Wouter Richard, Krapp Andrea, Stoudmann Candice

Language: English

Remark: Open to max. 4 students. 3-day block course, every year in January. To register, contact EDMS Administration


Every year


Students will learn 1) how organoids can be used in biomedical research 2) How to perform organoid culture 3) How to perform basic genetic manipulations


Organoids are organotypic cell cultures that are rapidly becoming a staple technique in biomedical research. With applications in regenerative medicine, cancer research and basis sciences. In this course, the students will learn the basics of organoid culture and genetic
editing of organoids.


Please note that you are not allowed to inscribe in your own group!


Organoids, cancer research, CRISPR/Cas9 editing, Stem cell biology

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Understand applications of organoids and basic techniques

Assessment methods

Oral exam

In the programs

  • Number of places: 4
  • Exam form: Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Practical - Karthaus Lab
  • Lecture: 6 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 18 Hour(s)
  • Type: optional

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