Universität Wien

300592 SE Research-proposal Submission and Assessment (2017S)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

In the course, students shall assemble a short scientific project in the form of a written application and a 15 minute presentation. There are several topics for choice, experts in the respective fields will guide students through the chosen subject.


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



Vorbesprechung: 13. 3. 2017 um 12.30
Seminarraum Ebene 5 (Raum 5117) Dr. Bohrgasse 9,1030 Wien.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Discussion of current topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and state-of-the-art methods; Projects are written by the students including estimation of time and material requirements. In addition, students prepare and present seminars on selected methods with the help of literature which is provided. A second focus are discussions in which current topics, open questions, experimental strategies, and project design are discussed

Assessment and permitted materials

Compulsory attendance; the evaluation consists of different performances: quality and completeness of the seminar presentation, active participation in the scientific discussion of the presented topics, written records (the percentage of the subgrades will be announced by the course leader); each of the subgrades must have a positive evaluation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Recognition of important current and future topics and problems of biochemistry and molecular biology and the ability to suggest state of the art experimental strategies to elucidate current open questions; experimental design and controls, recognition and avoidance of potential problems, combination of experiments to comprehensive and doable projects with relevant and publishable outcome.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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