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300188 VO Theoretical Morphology (2016W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


Language: German, English

Examination dates



Thursday, 10:30-12:00
Seminarraum des Department für Theoretische Biologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien 2. Ebene, 4. Spange.
Begin: Oct. 13.

Exams: Thu Feb 9th 10:30, Thu March 16th 10:30, and Thu April 6th 10:30.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture focuses on the empirical and quantitative assessment of theoretical concepts in developmental and evolutionary biology, such as allometry, heterochrony, modularity, morphological integration, asymmetry and developmental stability, morphospaces, etc. Basics in biology, particularly evolutionary developmental biology (EvoDevo), statistics, morphometrics, and quantitative genetics will be taught.
Depending on the students, the course will be held either in German or English.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

MEV W-3, MZO W-4, MES5, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04,

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:43