2023-2024 / BBMC0020-1

Final thesis (complement)


Number of credits

 Master in biochemistry and molecular and cell biology (120 ECTS)10 crédits 




Claire Périlleux

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Students enrolled in Block 2 of Master BBMC must complete a final thesis (see SMEM0019-1). The evaluation of the thesis is made by a reading committee, who evaluates the manuscript, the presentation, and the answer to questions. In the "Finalité approfondie", the bench work is evaluated by the promoter in the "Complement de mémoire" course.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Bench work implies theoritical and practical skills, and requires to respect security and shared labs rules. The supervision by the promoter also consits of critical discussion and guidance on the exprimental work, as well as teaching good laboratory practices.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Bench work is performed in laboratories, usually during a full quadrimestre.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Recommended or required readings

Readings will be recommanded by the promoter and lab members.

Continuous assessment

Additional information:

The evaluation by the promoter includes :

- The aptitudes : understading theoritical concepts and practical approaches;

- The respect of lab rules : lab notebook, schedules, etc;

- The ability to take advices and remarks into consideration

- The flexibility

- The autonomy and reliability

- The personal work for thesis writing and presentation

The surpervisor can ask for an additional report to evaluate these competences. 


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Head of the Jury:

Prof. Claire Périlleux
Institut de Botanique B22 (P70)


Head of the Department:

Prof. Catherine Sadzot

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