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300279 PP Environmental stress on the cellular level (2016W)

How cells react to external impacts

10.00 ECTS (6.00 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. 12 participants
Language: German



Introduction: 4.10.2016, 9.00 am, Conference Room Ecology, UZA1
Block from 4.10. until 8.11.2016, tuesdays and thursdays from 9.00 - 14.00, Conference Room Ecology, UZA1.
First lab course starts right after the Introduction, on 4.10.2016, at 9.30am.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students know the physiological state of plant cells after application of exernal stress factors (e.g. metals, UV light, osmotic); preparation of living samples of different cell and tissue types, specific staining methods, basics of light microscopy, optical contrast methods and their application in cell physiology, micro-photography and practical skills at different microscope models

Assessment and permitted materials

Presence and active participation, mid term tests, protocol

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Active participation/presence: 20%
Mid term tests: 20%
Written protocol/Bachelor thesis: 60%

Examination topics

The cell and its content, principals of light microscopy including optical contrast methods, application and discussion of techniques within a final protocol/bachelor thesis

Reading list

microscopy web site http://www.univie.ac.at/mikroskopie/index.htm, and additional literature of the teachers

Association in the course directory

BBO 9, BBO 10, BOE 12, BOE 13, BMG 10, BMB 10,, B-BPF 9, B-BPF 10, B-BOE 12, B-BOE 13, B-BMB 10

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