Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Kontoyiannis
Course ID40001147

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 225
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course327

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
Course Type 2021
General Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Cognitive: Introduction to the structure, chemical composition, function and interaction of cells and organelles. Understanding the cell as a dynamic and self-regulated entity of life and as an intergrated system of study. Skills: Introduction to microscopic and chemical methods for the analyses on cells and the localization of subcellular organelles as well as bioanalysis of cellular reactions
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Theoretical Lectures: Elements of Evolution, Structure and Categories of Eukaryotic cells– Methods of cellular analyses-Biological membranes – Nucleus-Nuclear envelope-Endoplasmic reticulum – Golgi complex – Intracellular trafficking – Mitochondria – Peroxisomes – Lysosomes – Endocytosis – Exocytosis- Cytoskeleton – Elements of cell interaction & signalling - Cell division – Cell Death Practical Exercises: Morfometry, Electron Microscopy, Histochemistry and optical microscopy, Cell Division, Dynamics of Cell Division, Cellular Bioassay-Cell reaction
Cellular and subcellular structures, biomolecules, intracellular processes, cellular reactions
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Teaching through computer applications, lectures uploaded in teh e-learning platform
Course Organization
Laboratory Work210.8
Reading Assigment893.6
Written assigments150.6
Student Assessment
Written exams on theory and practicals
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. ΜΟΡΙΑΚΗ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΚΥΤΤΑΡΟΥ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 68401319 Έκδοση: 6η Αμερικανική-1η Ελληνική/2018, Συγγραφείς: Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis, David Morgan, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter Walter, John Wilson, Tim Hunt, ISBN: 978-618-5173-29-6, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): UTOPIA ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΕΠΕ 2. ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΑΚΕΣ ΑΣΚΗΣΕΙΣ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ ΚΥΤΤΑΡΟΥ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 17149 Συγγραφείς: ΘΩΜΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ Γ., ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΥ ΕΛ., ΝΕΟΦΥΤΟΥ ΕΛ., Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): UNIVERSITY STUDIO PRESS/ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ 3. ΜΟΡΙΑΚΗ ΚΥΤΤΑΡΙΚΗ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 77113296 Έκδοση: 7η Αμερικανική-1η Ελληνική/2018, Συγγραφείς: Harvey Lodish, Arnold Berk, Chris Kaiser, Monty Krieger, Anthony Bretscher, Hidde Ploegh, Angelica Amon, Kelsey Martin, ISBN: 978-618-5173-39-5, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): UTOPIA ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΕΠΕ
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