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301324 VO Peroxisomes in Health and Disease (2022S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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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

The lecture will be held in four blocks on Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the larg seminar room Center for Brain Reseach, MedUni Wien, Spitalgasse 4, 1090 Wein, first flour.
Dates: 05.05, 12.05, 19.05, 02.06, 2022 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the course is to improve the understanding of the biochemical pathways performed in peroxisomes as well as their physiological relevance for the mammalian organism with a focus on the nervous system.Biogenesis, proliferation and degradation of peroxisomes and mechanisms of protein import metabolic pathways exerted in peroxisomes and discussion of their physiological role and their contribution to inherited human diseases, phenotypic alterations upon [complete, tissue or] cell type selective inactivation of peroxisomes in mouse models (e.g. in brain, neurons, oligodendrocytes) possible role of peroxisomes in common disorders such as Alzheimer disease.

Assessment and permitted materials

We aim to have written examinations in presence covering all parts of the lecture. However this might be changing acording to the pandemic situation. The examination dates will be annonced during the lecture.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

The entire content of the lecture

Reading list


Association in the course directory

MMB I-2, MMB IV-2, MMB IV-3, MMB V-3, MMEI III, PhD-MB 7

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