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301008 PS Proseminar in Immunobiology (2020W)

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 25 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

see german version

Lectures 301260 Immunology a. cellular microbiology, part A and 301123 VO gene expression or lectures with comparable content.

The Proseminar Immunobiology is an advanced immunological course. Participants are expected to have a good knowledge of immunology and the regulation of gene expression. This knowledge should be at least at the level of the course
301260 Immunology and Cellular Microbiology, Part A and 301123 Gene Expression of the Bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Vienna.

Tuesday 06.10. 12:00 - 13:00 Digital
Monday 23.11. 12:00 - 17:00 Digital
Tuesday 24.11. 12:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 25.11. 12:00 - 17:00 Digital
Thursday 26.11. 12:00 - 17:00 Digital
Friday 27.11. 12:00 - 17:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Advanced education in immunobiology through:
1) lectures addressing current topics in immunobiology
2) presentation and discussion of recent publications in the area of immunobiology
3) independent seminar thesis on a current topic in immunobiology
The focus of the proseminar is on molecular Mechanisms of the antiviral and antibacterial response of the immune system, immunometabolism and immunology of the skin.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam on the topics covered by lectures and presented papers, quality if the presentation, quality of the seminar thesis.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Evaluation of individual parts (exam, presentation and seminar thesis): maximal 10 points in each part; 10 - 8,9 = 1 (very good); 8,8 - 7,6 = 2 (good); 7,5 - 6,3 = 3 (satisfactory); 6,2 - 5,1 = 4 (sufficient); 5 and below = 5 (insufficient)
The final grade is calculated according to the following key: exam - 50%, paper presentation - 20%, proseminar thesis - 30%. Positive grade must be obtained in each of the three categories.

Examination topics

Content of the course (lectures and presentations). Exam in German and English

Reading list

Lectures, publications and presentations in Moodle.

Association in the course directory


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