Universität Wien
Warning! The directory is not yet complete and will be amended until the beginning of the term.

301101 VO Epigenetics- From basic mechanisms to medical applications (2021W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
MIXED

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Abhaltungstermine: 8.11.2021- 26.11.2021 (Mo-Fr)
Zeit: 17:00-18:30
Ort: Ssp17 Großer Hörsaal Histologie, Schwarzspanierstraße 17, 1090 Wien

  • Monday 08.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Tuesday 09.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Wednesday 10.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Thursday 11.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Monday 15.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Tuesday 16.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Wednesday 17.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Thursday 18.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Friday 19.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Monday 22.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Tuesday 23.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Wednesday 24.11. 18:00 - 19:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP
  • Thursday 25.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Carl Auer v. Welsbach-Hörsaal Chemie Boltzmanngasse 1 HP

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

To provide an introduction into basic epigenetic mechanisms and illustrate the role of chromatin for regulating different physiological and developmental processes as well as its involvement in disease.1. IntroductionHistory of Epigenetics 2. Basic epigenetic mechanismsDNA methylationChromatin modificationsNon-coding RNARNA methylationEpitranscriptomics3. Epigenetic PhenomenaImprintingX-Chromosome inactivationPosition effect variegation/Drosophila Epigenetics 4. Techniques to study the epigenome5. Epigenetic signatures in development and differentiationReprogramming of the epigenome during germ cell formation and after fertilizationThe concept of cellular memory (Polycomb- Trithorax)6.Influence of the Environment / Epigenetic alterations in diseaseCancer epigenetics, Clinical implications Imprinting defectsComplex diseaseMouse models to study epigenetics7.Selfish genetic elements and the origin of epigenetic mechanisms8. Epigenetics in host-microbe interactions.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A minimum of 55% of the achievable points is necessary for a positive grade.
sehr gut 90-100%
gut 80-89%
befriedigend 70-79%
genügend 55-69%
nicht genügend 0-54%

Examination topics

Contents of the course units, PDF of power point presentations on Moodle.

Reading list

Provided on Moodle.

Association in the course directory

MGE III-1, MMB IV-2, MMB IV-3, MMB W-2, PhD-MB 3, MMEI III, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04,

Last modified: Fr 18.03.2022 08:29