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300115 UE Practical course in developmental biology and molecular neurobiology (2017S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


max. 12 participants
Language: German



Date for the mandatory prediscussion:
April 7, 2pm, room 4.120
co-organization also by Fardad Firooznia, PhD
Coursework: June 12-23, 2017; 9am-6pm
Practical room, MFPL, level 6


Aims, contents and method of the course

Language of instruction: English

Focus: Methods and basic principles of developmental biology and neurobiology, with a focus on zebrafish, medaka, and the marine bristle worm Platynereis.

Techniques: microinjection, mutant analysis, transgenesis, RNA detection (in situ hybridization), FACS, RNA quantification (qPCR), microscopic methods

Limited to 12 participants

Assessment and permitted materials

Compulsory attendance; the evaluation consists of different performances: active participation and results obtained, written report, theoretical knowledge including final exam (the percentage of the subgrades will be announced by the course leader); each of the subgrades must have a positive evaluation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

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