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300135 UE Lab rotation I (2018S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 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 served).


max. 30 participants
Language: English



The time of this lab rotation practical course is freely determined in accordance with the direct supervisor.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students of the Joint Master Evolutionary Systems Biology have to choose two lab rotation courses (lab rotation I and lab rotation II) covering two of the three major topics of the Master programme: (1) Molecular Evolution and EvoDevo (U. Technau, O. Simakov), (2) Populations Genetics (C. Schlötterer, J. Hermisson), (3) Quantitative Biology and Systems Biology (P. Mitteröcker, W. Weckwerth, T. Rattei). Students, who want to do the lab rotation in Population Genetics at the VetMed (C. Schlötterer group) have to register in addition at the VetMed.
The student is given a research project for 5-6 weeks (fulltime), where he/she will learn and apply key methods of the discipline.

Assessment and permitted materials

The student writes a report on the research project in the format of the paper (20-40 pages), which is graded by the supervisor.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The performance during the lab rotation (50%) and the report (50%) are graded by the supervisor.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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