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FCB3093 Higher Seminar in Spatial Genomics III 3.0 credits

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

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FCB3093 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

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 third in the seminar series.

Intended learning outcomes

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

  • show in-depth knowledge, both broad and specialized, in the overall subject area of biotechnology with emphasis on the scientific subject area of the course (spatial genomics).
  • demonstrate good ability to present pedagogically, critically examine and discuss scientific papers in the subject of biotechnology with emphasis on the scientific subject area of the course.
  • demonstrate good insight into, and the ability to apply, academic authorship and the international scientific publishing landscape with relevance to the scientific subject area of the course.
  • show good ability to 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.

Course disposition

urse 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.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Passed the courses FCB3091 and FCB3092.

Recommended prerequisites

Required that FCB3091 and FCB3092 have been completed and passed.


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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 web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web FCB3093

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

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