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300105 SE Current topics in Evolutionary Systems Biology (2020S)

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



max. 15 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

An initial discussion of the purpose and the materials of this seminar will be held on Apr 22, 2020, at 13:00 online using Jitsi (via Moodle).

Each participant will be asked to choose three papers from the reading list (which will be provided on Moodle shortly).

Please send your list of choices (in order of preference) to the lecturer of this course no later than May 1, 2020.

You will then be assigned to present one of your three chosen papers in the context of one or two block seminars to be scheduled in June. Exact dates will be arranged during the initial discussion. Depending on the situation in June, these seminars will be held in person at the university (location to be announced) or will happen on Jitsi.

Wednesday 22.04. 13:00 - 14:30 Konferenzraum der Zoologie, UZA 1,Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.015 EG


Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar is a companion event to lecture 300099 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.
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.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

50% oral presentation, 50% participation in discussions.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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