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301278 SE Journal Club IV (2020S)

Stem Cell Biology: Evolutionary, developmental and pathological dimensions

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 18 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes

co-organized with Sasha Mendjan (IMBA)

PREDISCUSSION per ZOOM (TBA)


Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Contents: This seminar deals with advanced topics in stem cell biology.
Stem cell biology is a rapidly evolving scientific area that has relevance for a broad spectrum of disciplines, ranging from evolution and developmental biology to regeneration, regenerative therapies, and artificial organoids.

Aims: The overall aim of the seminar is to guide the participants towards the ability to dissect a specific research publication, identify its most important question and approaches, and discuss the results critically in the framework of the existing knowledge.

Methods: Each participant presents one seminar presentation on a publication and engages in scientific discussions of their own presentation and others.

The language of this course is English.

Assessment and permitted materials

The evaluation consists of different performances:
Generation and presentation of a seminar presentation (usually 20-25 minutes, with additional 5-10 minutes of questions) that highlights the most relevant aspects of the selected publication and discusses this critically
Active participation in the scientific discussion of all presented seminar presentations.
The participants are also encouraged to join the PIs in providing constructive feedback on the presentations of each participant

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Compulsory attendance; 100 points can be reached:
• Active participation: 75 points (75%)
• Presentation: 25 points (25%)
both subgrades must have a positive evaluation

Examination topics

Content of the course

Reading list

Literature/Papers will be provided by the lecturer

Association in the course directory

MMEI III, MGE III-1, MGE III-2, MMB III-2, MMB IV-2, MMB W-2, M-WZB

Last modified: Tu 09.03.2021 00:05