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300247 UE Experimental developmental biology (2018S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 12 participants
Language: German



Die Vorbesprechung findet am 05.03.2018 um 10 Uhr im Seminarraum des Department für Molekulare Evolution und Entwicklung statt, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien, 2. Ebene, 2. Spange.
Die Übung findet vom 09.04.2018 bis 21.04.2018 im ÜR 8 täglich (ganztäglich) statt, 1. Ebene


Aims, contents and method of the course

The goal of the course is to illustrate the central concepts of developmental biology by using classical experimental embryology experiments. The students will see how embryonic cells perceive and interpret positional information and take upon various developmental fates based on it.

Hydra transplantations and regeneration experiments
Nematostella: development and regeneration
Xenopus: "Spemann"-experiment

Assessment and permitted materials

Mitarbeit, Vortrag, Protokoll (25% / 25% / 50%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

die StudentInnen sollen in der Lage sein selbstständig Experimente mit Embryonen durchzuführen

Examination topics

Reading list

S.F. Gilbert, "Developmental Biology" any edition after 6th

Association in the course directory

B-BZO 12, BZO 12, MZO 2

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