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300183 VO Human "Evo-Devo": The evolution of human development (2021W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Mo 06.12. 09:00-13:00 Digital


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Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

online, blocked Dec. 6-10, 9:00-13:00

Tuesday 07.12. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Thursday 09.12. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 10.12. 09:00 - 13:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture introduces basic concepts in evolutionary theory and particularly evolutionary developmental biology (EvoDevo), applied to questions of human evolution. Examples comprise the development and evolution of the human cranium, brain, and pelvis, among others. We will also discuss the medical context of these processes.

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

51% of the points

Examination topics

Content of the lecture

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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