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301095 SE Light, hormones and rhythms in plants and animals (2019W)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 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 serve).


max. 16 participants
Language: English



Pre-discussion and distribution of literature:
October 10, 2019 at 2pm
Max Perutz Labs, Room 6.507

9.1.2020 14:00-17:00
16.1.2020 14:00-17:00
Max Perutz Labs, Room 6.507


Aims, contents and method of the course

Aim of this seminar is to give participants the opportunity to analyze and present novel groundbreaking publications in the field of developmental and behavioral biology of multicellular organisms.
One focus will be how light influences growth and hormone regulation. A second focus covers fields of rhythm biology in animal systems, specifically the influence of light on these rhythms and possible novel photoreceptors. By constructively discussing up-to-date literature, the students will obtain an overview about modern concepts and approaches in these timely research areas.

English will be the language for presentations and discussions.

Assessment and permitted materials

Compulsory attendance; the evaluation is based on quality of the seminar presentation, as well as active participation in the scientific discussion.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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