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300274 VO Smell in the brain: Structure and function of the olfactory system (2018W)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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Language: German

Examination dates



Die Vorbesprechung findet am 03.10.2018 um 15 Uhr im Seminarraum des Department für Neurobiologie statt, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien
Die Lehrveranstaltung findet immer mittwochs von 15-16:30 Uhr im Seminarraum Neurobiologie, Raum 3.005, statt.
ACHTUNG: heute, 28.11.18 entfällt die LV


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture discusses the organization, development and function of the olfactory system. Here we will directly compare the molecular and cellular components critical for olfaction between insects and mammals. The lecture will cover a broad range of topics, starting with the differentiation of sensory neurons and completing with the role of olfaction in social interactions of animals.

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Association in the course directory

MVN W-11, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04

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