Laboratory Automation in Life Sciences, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 29 September 2022

    End date: 30 October 2022

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-37312 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 22 September 2022 – 29 September 2022

  • Spring 2023, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 20 February 2023

    End date: 22 March 2023

    Application deadline: 17 October 2022

    Application code: UU-87312 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 13 February 2023 – 20 February 2023

Entry requirements: For students within:
The programme in Master of Science in Pharmacy: at least 150 credits within the programme and complied all courses in semesters 1-7
Master's Program in Drug Discovery and Development: admitted and complied prior courses within the program
The programme in Master of Science in Chemical Engineering: at least 150 credits within the programme is required, including knowledge corresponding to at least 60 credits in the subjects chemistry, biology, biochemistry, pharmaceutical science or medicine.
Freestanding course: at least 150 credits is required, including knowledge corresponding to at least 60 credits in the subjects chemistry, biology, biochemistry, pharmaceutical science or medicine.In addition: Knowledge corresponding to English 6 is required (this requirement is fulfilled with a Swedish bachelor degree).

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 18,125

Tuition fee, total: SEK 18,125

About the course

The course gives an introduction to theory and methods for the automation of laboratory protocols, mainly in a biology-related laboratory environment. The course gives an overview of different types of automation within bioscience, instruments, robots and associated biological applications with practical exercises using automated equipment such as pipetting robots and automated microscopy.

More information

Contact

Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences

Biomedicinskt centrum BMC, Husargatan 3

Box 591, 751 24 UPPSALA

Jordi Carreras Puigvert, Associate Professor

Email: jordi.carreras.puigvert@farmbio.uu.se