Methods in metabolomics and metabolism analysis, 3 credits

Metoder inom metabolomik och metabolismanalys

COURSE INFORMATION

Language of instruction: English
Course period: 2 weeks in period 4 (May)
Campus teaching or online teaching: On campus

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITES

The course is anticipated for Ph.D. students with broad educational background (Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, and Medical Sciences).

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Skills and knowledge in mass spectrometric analysis of biological samples
  • Comprehensive knowledge of metabolomics-based analysis and biomarker discovery
  • Lab skills for quantitative metabolite analysis and sample preparation
  • Metabolomics data analysis
  • Lab skills in quantitative metabolite analysis and sample preparation

LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR DOCTORAL DEGREE 

  • Skills and knowledge in mass spectrometric analysis of biological samples Comprehensive knowledge of metabolomics-based analysis
  • Biological sample preparation and handling
  • Metabolomics data analysis (Highly topical and interdisciplinary research field)

COURSE CONTENTS

  • Lectures on small molecule metabolism, general metabolomics-based research,qualitative and quantitative analysis of small molecules, and biomarker discovery.
  • Seminars on the analysis of biological samples and metabolism analysis. Practical laboratory course with examples on sample preparation, sample separation, sample analysis, and metabolomics-based data evaluation.

INSTRUCTION

Through coverage of cutting-edge technologies and methodologies in untargeted Metabolomics, Bioanalysis, Chemical Biology, (Bio)analytical Chemistry, and Biomarker Discovery in comprehensive and interactive seminars and lectures, students will learn about most recent developments and advances in these research fields. Besides these seminars and lectures, participating students will be introduced into sample preparation, sample separation, and sample analysis. The practical part of the course will introduce participants to detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis of selected metabolite classes.

ASSESSMENT

Full-time attendance of the course and completed written assignments.

COURSE EXAMINER

Daniel Globisch, daniel.globisch@kemi.uu.se

DEPARTMENT WITH MAIN RESPONSIBILITY

Department of Chemistry - BMC

CONTACT PERSON/S 

Daniel Globisch, Daniel.globisch@kemi.uu.se

APPLICATION

Submit the application for admission to: Daniel.globisch@kemi.uu.se
Submit the application not later than: April 30th 2022

Last modified: 2021-11-15