Universität Wien FIND

300115 VO The Human Microbiome (2019S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Sprache: Englisch

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Lehrende

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Start of the lecture is Thursday 07.03.2019 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG 2.249

Donnerstag 07.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Donnerstag 14.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Donnerstag 21.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Donnerstag 28.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Donnerstag 04.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Donnerstag 11.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Donnerstag 02.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG

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Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

This lecture will provide an overview on the ecology and function of the complex community of microbial organisms that inhabit and interact with our body. Topics that will be discussed are assembly and dispersal of the gut microbiota, microbial metabolisms, microbiome in chronic inflammation and cancer, links between nutrition, microbiome, host metabolism, and metabolic disease, the impact of gut microorganisms on peripheral organs such as the brain, the liver or the kidneys, and the role of the microbiome in infectious disease.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Multiple-choice exam

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Participants get familiar with our current understanding of the human microbiome including its composition and dynamics, evolution, and manifold impacts on human health.

Prüfungsstoff

Content of lectures

Literatur

PDFs of the lectures (will be available online) and primary literature mentioned during lectures

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

MMEI II-1.2, MMEI II-2.2, MMEI II-3.2, MGE III-2, MEC-9

Letzte Änderung: Do 05.09.2019 12:28