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300085 SE COSB Colloquium (2018S)

Vorträge im Center for Organismal Systems Biology

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

The lectures will generally take place on mondays from 11:15 - 12:00 am in Seminar room 3, UZA1, Biocenter Althanstrasse, 1090 Wien
Beginn: 05.03.2018


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


max. 30 participants
Language: English



Mondays, 11:15 am; Seminar Room 3, UZA 1, Althanstraße 14, Vienna

The lectures will generally take place on mondays from 11:15 - 12:15 am 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.

March 05 Daniel MARTINEZ Pomona College, USA
The transcriptome of inducible aging in Hydra oligactis

March 19 Michael BRAND TU Dresden, GER
Learning from the fish:
Regeneration of the adult zebrafish CNS

April 16 Eric WARRANT Lund University, SWE
How visual and geomagnetic information steer medium and
long range navigation in nocturnal insects

April 23 Rob STEELE University of California, Irvine, USA
Exploring Hydra biology with genomics, transgenics,
and chemical genetics

May 07 Erich BORNBERG-BAUER University of Münster, GER
The role of de novo evolved protein coding genes
for major innovations in insect evolution

May 28 Martin VORACEK University of Vienna, AUT
Which data to analyze and how:
New approaches to a general problem of empirical research

June 8 Günter WAGNER Yale University, CT, USA
! Friday ! Born from fire: The evolution of mammalian pregnancy

June 11 Sebastian OCKLENBURG Ruhr-University Bochum, GER
Hemispheric asymmetries: From genes to cognition

June 25 Sabine EGGERS Natural History Museum Vienna, AUT
Bioarchaeology of South America goes abroad


Aims, contents and method of the course

A series of lectures which introduces expert speakers from disciplines related to the COSB: Centre for Organismal Systems Biology. The main concern of this colloquium is the presentation of findings, questions and discussion of modern developments. Attendance is particularly recommended to Master and PhD students.

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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