Curriculum & Course Descriptions


BS7001 Foundational Course in Molecular & Cell Biology

Course Coordinator: Dr Lu Lei (email:

Availability: Semester 2

The aim of this course is to ensure the graduate students to have fundamental knowledge on topics of molecular and cell biology. Topics covered include: molecular and cellular mechanisms, genomic manipulations, control of gene expression, molecular immunology, virology, cancer biology, and hereditary diseases.

The course is compulsory for all PhD- and MSc students in SBS.

The course will be accredited 3 AU and an examination will be conducted in the examination period of each semester.


  • Biological Membranes
  • Membrane Trafficking
  • Cell Cycle
  • Cell signalling and Networks
  • Bacteriology & Virology
  • Environmental Microbiology