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300078 SE Current topics in Evolutionary Systems Biology (2018S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 15 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes

An initial discussion of the materials of this seminar will be held on Mar 5, 2018, at 13:00 in the Zoology Conference Room, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Vienna.

Please consult the reading list and paper PDFs on Moodle, and send a choice of three papers (in order of preference) to the lecturer of this course no later than March 24, 2018.

Seminar presentations will take place on Wed, May 2 at 16:00 and Wed, May 23, at 15:00.


Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar is a companion event to lecture 300076 VO: "Beyond Networks." It aims at further developing foundational concepts of evolutionary systems biology, and provide insights into current research, through the study of primary literature in the field.

Students will be assigned keystone research papers in the field of evolutionary systems biology during the initial discussion.

Students will present their assigned paper (with relevant background) in an oral seminar.

Assessment and permitted materials

50% oral presentation, 50% participation in discussions.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

This seminar is an elective part of the Master Evolutionary Systems Biology, but is also open to other Master studies.

The language of the seminar is English.

Examination topics

Reading list

A reading list and PDF versions of the papers that are suggested for presentation are available on the Moodle section of this course.

If you want to present a relevant paper that is not on the list, please contact the lecturer of the course.

Please consult the reading list and paper PDFs on Moodle, and send a choice of three papers (in order of preference) to the lecturer of this course no later than March 24, 2018.

Association in the course directory

MES5, MMB W-2, MGE III-2

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