2023-2024 / BIOL0010-1

Molecular and cellular physiology and plant signaling pathways


20h Th

Number of credits

 Master in bio-informatics and modelling (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in biochemistry and molecular and cell biology (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Patrick Motte

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The lectures will illustrate signalling in photosynthetic organisms.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The aim of the course is to illustrate the high complexity and the uniqueness of signalling processes in plants. The functional aspects of the cellular signalling are highlighted.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Knowledge in cellular and molecular biology and in methods of molecular biology and genetic engineering.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Practicals are integrated to the course 'Stages ou travaux pratiques intégrés (y compris séminaires).

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

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Lectures of 2h given during the second quadrimestre.

Recommended or required readings

Illustrations and copy of powerpoint slides (recommended textbooks : (i) Molecular Cell Biology 7th Ed, H. Lodish et al. 2013, W.H. Freeman and Company, and (ii) Lewin's CELLS 3rd Ed, Plopper et al. 2015, Jones & Bartlett Learning).

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Additional information:

Oral examination.

Work placement(s)

Training periods are proposed in the course 'Stages ou travaux pratiques intégrés (y compris séminaires)'

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Patrick Motte, patrick.motte(at)uliege.be

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