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300126 VO Environmental cell biology (2020W)

Seminar for Master and PhD Students

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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


Language: English

Examination dates



The preparatory meeting will be held virtually on 2.10.2020 at 1 pm
(link has been emailed to the registered students on 28.09.2020).

Lectures by Bulgheresi or seminars by students (see preparatory meeting presentation on Moodle for exact schedule) will be held virtually on Fridays from 2:30 to 4 pm. Links to virtual presentations will be emailed in advance.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Mechanisms of cell growth and division have been mostly studied in model systems. In this lecture series, after recapitulating what we have learned from studying the reproduction of both eukaryotic, archaeal an bacterial models, I will present how non-model, often non-culturable cells - such as obligate symbionts - multiply.
The course is in English for Master and PhD students.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral presentation of selected scientific papers and active participation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Molecular mechanisms underlying growth and division of model and unconventional microorganisms.

Reading list

See Moodle platform.

Association in the course directory

PhD, MEC-9, MGE III-2, MMB W-2, MMEI II-2.2, Master Zoologie WZB

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