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300274 VO Breaking Symmetry: Organization, Development and Evolution of Brain Lateralization (2019W)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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Language: English

Examination dates



Vorbesprechung am 02.10.2019 um 15 Uhr im Seminarraum des Department für Neurobiologie, Raum 3.005, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien.
Die Veranstaltung findet jeweils mittwochs von 15 - 16:30 Uhr statt.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture discusses the organization, development and function of nervous system lateralization with a special emphasis on the genetic programs and developmental processes. In a comparative approach between humans and vertebrates as well as insects the principles of interhemispheric asymmetry in animal behavior and human neurological diseases will be presented. Recent publications will be introduced in short presentations.

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Association in the course directory

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

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