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Introduction to Molecular Biology

This presentation of Molecular Biology theory and practice is ideal for non scientists or for scientists new to the field of Molecular Biology who want to understand the fundamentals and gain laboratory experience.

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Presented by

  • Laurence Delaurière, Ph.D.

  • Scientific Applications and Trainings Specialist

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Introduction to Molecular Biology


  • Acquire or review basic knowledge of molecular biology.
  • Learn molecular biology techniques.
  • Perform basic experiments in molecular biology.

Course Program

This class is a one-day overview of the Molecular Biology basics. Hands-on experience in the laboratory reinforces knowledge gained in lecture and discussion. Course topics include:

Class Discussion

Molecular Biology Principles

  Structure and function of nucleic acids (DNA and RNA)

Molecular Biology Techniques

  Nucleic acid extraction and analysis methods

  Amplification (PCR and real-time PCR)

  Molecular cloning, sequencing and protein expression

Lab Activity

  Extraction of nucleic acids, electrophoresis and analysis

  Case study : molecular cloning

After this class, you will be able to:

  • Perform basic Molecular Biology experiments
  • Conduct basic troubleshooting to improve your experimental design

Specific course objectives may vary depending on individual and group interests.


350 € VAT excluded for researchers and technicians

250 € VAT excluded for students