Proteomics

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Proteomics

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Biomedical Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Prerequisites: Having passed Biochemistry, Cellular Biology, Microorganisms Molecular Biology, Molecular and Genetic Engineering, Biostatistics, Molecular Genetics and Bioinformatics.

    GENERAL GOALS
    a) Acquire the methodological and technologic knowledge applied to the proteomics and metabolomics fields.
    b) Ability to design, analyze and apply proteomics strategies to research and clinic.
    c) Deep understanding of the field to be able to discuss the advantages and limitations of different experimental approaches.
    d) Use of specific bioinformatics tools.

    CROSS-SECTIONAL COMPETENCES
    CG01-Capacity to analyze and synthesize (1)

    CB1-Students acquire and understand knowledge in their field of study
    based on general secondary education but usually reaching a level that,
    although supported on advanced text books, also includes aspects
    involving state-of-the-art knowledge specific to their area.

    CB2-Students are able to apply knowledge to their work in a
    professional way and have the competences enabling them to state and
    defend views and opinions as well as perform problem-solving tasks in
    their field of study.

    CB3-Students are able to collect and interpret relevant data (generally
    in their field of study) and give opinions that involve reflection on
    relevant social, scientific or ethical issues.

    CB4-Students can communicate information, ideas, problems and
    solutions to a specialized or non-specialized audience.

    CB5-Students develop the necessary learning skills to undertake further
    studies with a high level of autonomy.

    CT02-Capacity to organize and plan

    CT03-Mastering Spanish oral and written communication

    CT04-Command of a foreign language

    CT05-Knowing and applying Basic ITC skills related to Biotechnology

    CT06-Capacity to manage information (capacity to look for and analyze
    information coming from different types of sources)

    CT07-Problem solving

    CT09-Capacity to work in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team

    CT10-Interpersonal skills

    CT12-Critical and self-critical capacity

    CT13-Ethics

    CT14-Capacity to learn

    CT16-Capacity to produce new ideas (creativity)

    CT19-Capacity to apply theoretical knowledge

    CT20-Research skills

    CT21-Sensitivity to environmental issues

    CE22-Knowing and understanding contents, principles and theories
    related to biotechnology

    CE23- Knowing how to use laboratory equipment and to carry out basic
    operations for each discipline including: safety measures, handling,
    waste disposal and activity register

    CE24-Knowing basic and instrument laboratory techniques in the
    different areas of biotechnology

    CE25-Knowing how to analyze and understand scientific data related to
    biotechnology

    CE27-Knowing and applying action plans and assessment criteria of
    biotechnology processes

    CE28-Integrating life science and Engineering into processes of
    development of biotechnological products and applications

    CE29-Contrasting and checking results of biotechnological
    experimentation

    CE30-Solving and analyzing problems posed by biotechnology

    CE31-Describing and calculating important variables of processes and
    experiments

    CE32-Knowing how to use different specific operating systems and
    software packages designed for Biotechnology

    CE33-Knowing and complying with legislation and ethics of
    biotechnological processes and applications

    CE34-Knowing main characteristics of Molecular biosciences and
    biotechnology communication

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    R-1 Students have understood and acquired the subject?s
    contents.
    CG01,CB1,CB3,CT03,CT04,
    CT05,CT13,CT14,CE22,
    CE24,CE27,CE28,CE32,
    CE33

    R-2 Students are able to solve problems or cases related to
    those contents by using various resources (literature, computerbased,
    etc.)
    CG01,CB1,CB3,CB5,CT02,
    CT03,CT04,CT06,CT07,
    CT12,CT14,CT16,CE22,
    CE25,CE27,CE30,CE32

    R-3 Students are able to work and correctly perform basic
    activities in a lab in compliance with the relevant safety
    requirements. They can plan, develop and understand the
    purpose for the experience as well as contrast and validate the
    results obtained.
    CB1,CB2,CB5,CT02,CT03,
    CT04,CT09,CT10,CT12,
    CT13,CT14,CT19,CT20,
    CT21,CE22,CE23,CE24,
    CE25,CE27,CE29,CE30,
    CE31,CE33

    R-4 Students are able to write a clear and well-organized text
    on diverse aspects of the subject.
    CG01,CB1,CT02,CT03,
    CT04,CT05,CT06,CT12,
    CT14,CT16,CT19,CE22,
    CE27,CE30,CE31,CE34

    R-5 Students are able to adequately present and defend their
    work.
    CB1,CB2,CB3,CB4,CT02,
    CT03,CT04,CT06,CT12,
    CT14,CT19,CE32,CE34

    R-6 Students seek bibliographic information from several
    sources and can analyse it with a critical, constructive attitude.
    CG01,CB3,CB5,CT02,CT03,
    CT04,CT06,CT12,CT14,CT19
    ,CT20

    R-7 Students cooperate with the teacher and peers throughout
    the learning process. They can work as members of a team.
    They are respectful, proactive and comply with the subject?s
    organizational rules.
    CT02,CT09,CT10,CT14

    SYSTEM FOR ASSESSING THE ACQUISITION OF THE COMPETENCES AND ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
    Assessment Tool:Written test of knowledge
    LEARNING OUTCOMES AND COMPETENCES ASSESSED:R-1,R-2,R-3,R-4,R-6
    Allocated Percentage:65%

    Assessment Tool:Final laboratory-based test
    LEARNING OUTCOMES AND COMPETENCES ASSESSED:R-1,R-2,R-3,R-4,R-5,R-6,R-7
    Allocated Percentage:15%

    Assessment Tool:Laboratory reports
    LEARNING OUTCOMES AND COMPETENCES ASSESSED:R-1,R-2,R-3,R-4,R-6
    Allocated Percentage:5%

    Assessment Tool:Reports
    LEARNING OUTCOMES AND COMPETENCES ASSESSED:R-1,R-2,R-5,R-6
    Allocated Percentage:15%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.