300337 SE Trends in plant genome evolution: Polyploidy (2019W)
- Registration is open from Th 05.09.2019 08:00 to Th 19.09.2019 18:00
- Deregistration possible until Th 31.10.2019 18:00
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
VB: 01.10.2019 11:00; the seminar will be blocked in the second part of the semester (from 26.11 on) in a few meetings (4-5) agreed upon during the first meeting.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
oral paper presentations during the course (70%): two or three papers to present per student depending on the number of participants; active discussions during presentations (10%) and written protocol - overview and opinion paper (20%); Min 50% for positive grade
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
- to learn and understand the processes leading to polyploid formation and establishment.
- to discuss the evolution of polyploid genomes, with special emphasis on the repetitive DNA, and chromosomal rearrangements
- to understand the role and importance of polyploids in plant diversification and speciation
- to get acquainted with the use of state-of-the-art next generation sequening to analyse the plant polyploid genomes and to compare their evolution with diploid progenitors
presentations and discussions