Specialisation Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology
Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology focuses on the practical application of cellular and molecular knowledge with the aim of enhancing or improving production in micro-organisms or cell cultures. Knowledge and skills from this specialization can be applied in biobased technology, food biotechnology, medicine and vaccine development as well as in environmental technology.
You will take one year of courses, some compulsory and others optional. In the second year of the MSc you will perform two research projects: a major thesis at Wageningen University and a second research project or internship inside or outside Wageningen.
Thesis research can be done in fields such as:
BPE60312 Bioprocess Design
MIB30806 Applied Molecular Microbiology
SSB20306 Bioinformation Technology
Optional Courses (might change for your generation):
BPE33803 Animal Cell Biotechnology
BPE34306 Metabolic Engineering if Industrial Microorganisms
BPE34806 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
BPE35306 Microalgae Biotechnology
BPE35803 Marine Biotechnology
CLB30306 Advanced Cellular Imaging Techniques
GEN30306 Genetic Analysis Trends and Concepts
HNH34806 Applied Nutrigenomics
MIB30303 Research Methods Microbiology
MIB31306 Microbial Ecology
MOB30306 Control of Cellular Processes and Cell Differentiation
MOB31303 Molecular Development
ORC30306 Applied Biocatalysis
PPH30306 Plant Cell and Tissue Culture
VIR30306 Molecular Virology
Click on the courses or look up MSc Biotechnology in the course catalogue of Wageningen University for more detailed information about the programme.