Curriculum & Course Descriptions


BS3010 Current topics in stem cell and developmental biology

Course Coordinator: Professor Klaus KARJALAINEN (email:

Academic Unit: 3 AU

Availability: Semester 2

Pre-requisite: BS1005, BS1006, BS1007

Course Type: BS-Major-PE, BMS-Major-PE

Language of instruction: English

Teaching hours:  Lectures: 26 hours; Tutorials: 13 hours

Learning Objective: Critical knowledge about stem cell biology to appreciate the potential from media hype.

Content: TBA

Learning Outcome: Solid basics in concepts of stem cell biology. The ability to discriminate hype from reality.

Textbooks/References: None due to the cutting edge nature of the topic.

*Prerequisites for Incoming Exchange Students: Equivalent of Year 2 or Higher Biology or Biotechnology Major