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300085 SE COSB Colloquium (2016S)

Vorträge im Center for Organismal Systems Biology

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


max. 30 participants
Language: English



The lectures will take place generally on mondays from 11:15 - 12:45 in Seminar room 3, UZA1, Biocenter Althanstrasse, 1090 Wien. The precise dates and speakers will be announced on posters and sent out by email during the first week of the semester.
First unit: April 4, 2016


04.04. Marion SILIES European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen, GER
Neurogenetic Dissection of Visual Circuitry

25.04. Jan HAVLIČEK Charles University, Prague, CZE
The Spandrels of Santa Barbara? A new Perspective on the Peri-Ovulation Paradigm

09.05. Johannes JÄGER KLI Klosterneuburg, AUT
Life's Attractors: the Evolution of Dynamical Regulatory Systems

23.05. Tomislav DOMAZET-LO¦O Ruđer Bo¨ković Institute, Zagreb, HR
The Rise and Fall of Genome Complexity and other Macroevolutionary Stories

30.05. Stefanie WIDDER University of Vienna, AUT
Wiring for Independence:
Regulatory Network Motifs in Cell Type Evo-Devo

13.06. Erica VAN DE WAAL University of Zurich, SUI
Cultural Evolution through Social Learning in Primates

20.06. Rafael YUSTE Columbia University, USA
Neuronal Ensembles and Attractors:
from the Neuron Doctrine to Neural Networks


Aims, contents and method of the course

A series of lectures which is open to the public and introduces expert speakers mainly from outside the Vienna Zoological Institute. The main concern of the Colloquium is the presentation of actual questions and modern developments in zoological and anthropological research. It addresses zoologists and anthropologists of various specializations and its attendance is particularly recommended to all students working for their diploma or doctor's degree.

Assessment and permitted materials

Attendants are expected to attend the full suite of lectures.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Attendence is required to obtain a certificate of attendence by the end of the semester.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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