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301173 SE Connectivity Seminar: Trans/Interdisciplinary Structure Series II (2018W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 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. 20 participants
Language: English



HS A, Department for Structural and Computational Biology, Vienna Biocenter Campus 5

Voraussetzung für positiven Abschluss: Teilnahme an mindestens 5 Terminen und eine Präsentation


Aims, contents and method of the course

Connections between different disciplines of the natural sciences, humanities and arts will be established from the aspect of structure. Our main focus will be on molecular structures. However, other fields will also be examined through a selection of fundamental scientific and artistic literature/materials: architecture, aesthetics, arts, music, performance art, literature, philosophy and psychology. Finally, visualizations will be discussed both from an artistic and an engineering perspective as they bear on the various disciplines.

Assessment and permitted materials

Based on seminar presentations and active participation in discussions.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A sound understanding of molecular structural biology and its possible points of contact with other disciplines.

Examination topics

Students will prepare presentations based on selected literature and material. Presentations will be followed by a thorough discussion.

Reading list

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Fr 31.08.2018 08:43