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300145 UE Developmental biology of marine invertebrates in Villefranche-sur-Mer (2020S)
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).
- Registration is open from Th 06.02.2020 08:00 to Th 20.02.2020 18:00
- Deregistration possible until Th 30.04.2020 12:00
max. 10 participants
Language: German, English
Premeeting and selection on 05.03.2020 at 2 pm in SR of the Technau group, 2.077, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien
Course: 18.05.2020 - 29.05.2020 in Villefranche sur Mer Observatoire océanographique
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
The student will get an understanding of the development of several marine model species (sea urchin, ascidians, hydrozoans) and do experiments investigating the regulation of developmental processes and of body plans. They aquire an understanding of hte biodiversity of planctonic life.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
The student will give a seminar presentation about a selected topic in Vienna (25%). The performance of the student during the course is evaluated (25%). The student will write up a report (50%). The course is subsidized by the Faculty of Life Sciences. The student contribution for the course is 250 EUR per student, which includes the lab fee and the lodging at the Station.
The seminar must give a proper overview on the given topic in a 10-20 min oral presentation. The report should have the format of a scientific paper and be written in English.
The student is expected to read the relevant literature related to the topic of the course experiments. A minimal list will be provided at the beginning of the course.
Association in the course directory
MZO 2, MGE II-2, MES 5
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