Universität Wien FIND

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to courses and exams may be necessary at short notice (e.g. cancellation of on-site teaching and conversion to online exams). Register for courses/exams via u:space, find out about the current status on u:find and on the moodle learning platform. NOTE: Courses where at least one unit is on-site are currently marked "on-site" in u:find.

Further information about on-site teaching and access tests can be found at https://studieren.univie.ac.at/en/info.

Warning! The directory is not yet complete and will be amended until the beginning of the term.

300114 SE Current Topics in Molecular Microbial Ecology and Evolution 2 (2020S)

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


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


max. 12 participants
Language: English



NOTE: The University Vienna is currently closed due to the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic and has switched to home-learning for now. The dates for the seminar have thus changed.

1. Seminar: 8.5.2020, 9-16h, Alte WU, Augasse 2-6, Seminarraum A.543

2. Seminar: 19.6.2020, 9-16h, Alte WU, Augasse 2-6, Seminarraum A.543

You will be informed by email should further changes to the dates and mode of the seminar be necessary!


Aims, contents and method of the course

The goal os this seminat is to dicsuss 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: Th 19.03.2020 09:28