Module Overview

Laboratory skills 5 for Bioanalysis

The purpose of this module is to facilitate the student in becoming competent in laboratory procedures relating to other modules studied in semester 5. Students will also learn how to research a scientific topic and write a literature review.

Module Code

LSKI H3003

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Analytical Techniques 1 labs

Gas chromatography analysis of biological samples, HPLC method develeopment and quantitative analysis of pharmaceutical compounds, Spectroscopic techniques to identify and quantify metals in biological samples.

Medical Microbiology labs

Indicative content includes: Isolation, identification and characterisation of common infectious microorganisms from the body; determination of antimicrobial resistance of microorgansisms; use of immunological techniques in the diagnosis of disease.

Pharmaceutical biotechnology labs

DNA Cloning, Protein Purification, Protein characterisation,

Student Literature survey

Students will choose a topic from an approved list and will carry out a review of published literature (journal articles and textbooks) on the subject. They will then prepare a written document on their chosen topic.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100