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300114 SE Current Topics in Molecular Microbial Ecology and Evolution 2 (2021S)

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



max. 12 participants
Language: English



Vorbesprechung will take place online, 3 PM on March 3rd.

The course requires two full-day seminars, dates to be announced at the Vorbesprechung. In addition, students will attend at least three seminar talks of invited international speakers on topics relating to microbial ecology. These typically take place online on Thursdays.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The goal of this seminar is to discuss current themes in microbiology and microbial ecology. In team work and seminar talks participants will use primary literature and get to learn concepts and challenges of contemporary microbial ecology. They discuss and develop approaches to solve problems provided by the instructors, e.g. in the field of microbiome research or environmental microbiology.

Assessment and permitted materials

Continuous assessment of course work. Active participation in team work and scientific discussions; quality of the seminar presentation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Active participation in the seminar and in team work (50%), presentation (50%)

Examination topics

Content of seminar

Reading list


Association in the course directory

MMEI II-2.2, MEC-9

Last modified: Mo 01.03.2021 11:09