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301092 VO Genetics for Biologists (2021S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

see german version

Thursday 04.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 05.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 11.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Thursday 18.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 19.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 25.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 26.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 15.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 16.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 22.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 23.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Thursday 29.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 30.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

a. Aims: Basic understanding of concepts and methods of classical and modern genetics;
b. Content: Mitosis, cell cycle, meiosis, recombination, Mendelian genetics, gene mapping, nuclear organization, developmental genetics, human genetics, genetic sex determination, quantitative genetics, population genetics, DNA structure and replication, gene regulation, viruses, haploid genetics, genomics-proteomics, cancer genetics, methods in genetics, special topics in modern genetics.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written final exam in multiple choice form

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

a. Minimum requirements: To attain a pass grade, 50 % of the maximum number of possible points are necessary
b. Assessment criteria (evaluation scale):
35-40 points: 1 (very good)
from 30 points: 2 (good)
from 25 points: 3 (satisfactory)
from 20 points: 4 (sufficient)
<20 points: 5 (insufficient)

Examination topics

Content of the course units,
Slides from the lecture (Moodle University of Vienna)

Reading list

Klug W.S. et al. Essentials of Genetics, Pearson (latest edition)
Campbell N.A., Reese J.B. Biologie, Pearson (latest edition)

Association in the course directory

BIO 9, UF BU 10, BIO I-2

Last modified: We 07.07.2021 12:49