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300184 SE Current topics in Evolutionary Systems Biology (2019S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 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. 15 participants
Language: English



An initial discussion of the materials of this seminar will be held on Apr 2, 2019, at 13:00 in the Zoology Conference Room, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Vienna.

Please consult the reading list and paper PDFs on Moodle, and send a choice of three papers (in order of preference) to the lecturer of this course no later than April 12, 2019.

Seminar presentations will take place in the format of one or two block seminars in June 2019. Precise dates will be announced as soon as the exact number of participants is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar is a companion event to lecture 300182 VO: "Beyond Networks." It aims at further developing foundational concepts of evolutionary systems biology, and provide insights into current research, through the study of primary literature in the field.

Students will be assigned keystone research papers in the field of evolutionary systems biology during the initial discussion.

Students will present their assigned paper (with relevant background) in an oral seminar.

Assessment and permitted materials

50% oral presentation, 50% participation in discussions.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

This seminar is an elective part of the Master Evolutionary Systems Biology, but is also open to other Master studies.

The language of the seminar is English.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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