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FCB3091 Higher Seminar in Spatial Genomics I 3.0 credits

Higher seminars where scientific articles and doctoral students' own work are presented, reviewed and discussed.

About course offering

For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 16 Jan 2024 programme students

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P3 (3.0 hp)


16 Jan 2024
15 Mar 2024

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Solna

Number of places

Places are not limited

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 16 Jan 2024 programme students

Application code



For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 16 Jan 2024 programme students


Joakim Lundeberg (


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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FCB3091 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course disposition

The course comprises approximately 80 full-time study. The course takes the form of scientific, higher seminars, typically biweekly, distributed evenly over a study year. Scientific articles and the doctoral students' own work are presented, reviewed critically and discussed. A more detailed description of the course content and structure can be found in the course memo.

Course contents

The course takes the form of scientific, higher seminars that address current trends in research focusing on spatial genomics where doctoral students' own results, as well as other researchers' results, are presented, critically reviewed, discussed and given feedback. The course literature focuses on current trends in spatial genomics.

The course is the first in the seminar series.

Intended learning outcomes

After completion of the course the doctoral student should have the knowledge and ability to

  • show basic knowledge, both broad and specialized, in the overall subject area of biotechnology with emphasis on the scientific subject area of the course (spatial genomics).
  • show basic ability to present, critically examine and discuss scientific papers in the subjects of biotechnology with emphasis on the scientific subject area of the course.
  • show basic insights of academic authorship and the international scientific publishing landscape with relevance to the scientific subject area of the course.
  • demonstrate basic ability identify, discuss and reflect on ethics and sustainability aspects in the research that is discussed within the framework of the subject area of the course.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Eligible for studies at the third-cycle level.

Recommended prerequisites

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Literature in the form of published articles and the doctoral students' own works are assigned separately for each individual session.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • DEL1 - Participation, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Additional information about the course and grade criteria are found in the course memo.

Other requirements for final grade

Requirements for final grade include active participation at 80% of the seminar sessions, which includes presenting, preparing and actively participating in reviewing and discussing selected scientific work.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Joakim Lundeberg (

Transitional regulations

If the examination form is changed, the student will be examined according to the examination form that applied when the student was admitted to the course. If the course is completed, the student is given the opportunity to be examined on the course for another two academic years.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at CBH/Gene Technology