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301115 UE Practical course in developmental biology and molecular neurobiology (2021S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 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 served).


max. 12 participants
Language: English



-hybride Lehre-
5.3.2021 14:00

Zoom Link:
Meeting ID: 835 0179 0008
Passcode: 301115

Termin: 21.6. - 2.7.2021, ganztätig


Aims, contents and method of the course

Content/Focus: Methods and basic principles of developmental biology and neurobiology, with a focus on zebrafish, and the marine bristle worm Platynereis.
Techniques: microinjection, mutant analysis, transgenesis, RNA detection (in situ hybridization), FACS, RNA quantification (qPCR), microscopic methods

Aims: Understanding, Peformance and analysis of laboratory experiments in the framework of neurobiology and developmental biology.

- Laboratory practical (with different techniques)
- preparation of joint presentations (together with other participants) on (i) scientific background and (ii) the own results
- written summary of all experiments

Limited to 12 participants

Language: English

Assessment and permitted materials

Compulsory attendance; the evaluation consists of different performances: active participation and results obtained, scientific presentation of results and literature, written report; each of the subgrades must have a positive evaluation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Compulsory attendence.
Active participation and results obtained (25%),
scientific presentation of results and literature (25%),
written report (50%);

Examination topics

Contents and scientific background of the experiments carried out as part of the course program.

Reading list

Will be distributed before the course

Association in the course directory


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