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300186 SE Current topics in Molecular Evolution and Development (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (3.00 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. 24 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The first meeting will take place on October 6, 2021 at 13:15-14:45 at SR1.2 of the UBB. In this meeting we will distribute the topics to the students and agree on blocked seminar dates in the last month of the semester.

Wednesday 06.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Seminarraum 1.2, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.004, Ebene 1
Tuesday 07.12. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 1.7, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.010, Ebene 1
Tuesday 07.12. 13:15 - 18:15 Seminarraum 1.6, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.011, Ebene 1
Monday 20.12. 09:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 1.7, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.010, Ebene 1


Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar is a mandatory part of the Master Evolutionary Systems Biology (module MES2), but also open to other related Master programs. The language of the seminar is English. The students will get one or a few papers from the recent research in Molecular Evolution and Evolutionary Developmental Biology (EvoDevo). They are demanded to expand the literature research on this topic, present the topic in an oral seminar and write an 3-5 page essay summarizing the findings and the current status.

Assessment and permitted materials

The final grade is composed by 50% oral seminar, 50% written essay

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students must attend all seminar dates and provide a written proposal by the set deadline.

Examination topics


Reading list

The list of literature will be provided at the premeeting.

Association in the course directory


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