Biological aspects of C&GT / Basic cell biology

University Assigned Professor Module: Ass. Prof. A. Kriebardis


The students will gain understanding about different cell types, as well as basic aspects related to cell biology. The students will also learn about different methods (viral and non-viral vectors) of gene therapy.

Cells and tissue culture basics, cells life cycle

Cells life cycle, cell death, aging and senescence, differentiation

Stem cells

Case studies of cell types (MSCs, immune cells, stem cells)

Response of immune system to cell therapies

Cell signaling with focus on T cell signaling

Viruses and viral vectors, non-viral gene therapies,

Case studies of gene therapies (viral vectors, non-viral vectors)

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