Universität Wien FIND

301704 VO Molecular Biology of plants II (2020S)

Molecular Physiology and Development Development

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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


Language: German

Examination dates



Friday 4 to 6 pm. First lecture on Friday March 5th. Currently, teaching is planned online (see Moodle site).

(Seminar room 4 6th floor BZB Dr. Bohr Gasse 9)


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course has the sub-title "Molecular Physiology and Development Biology". It introduces synthesis and action of plant hormones, light signal transduction and their impact on development. The reaction of plants to abiotic and biotic stress, as well as senescence and other forms of programmed cell death will also be discussed.

Language of lectures: German. In case of consensual agreement, English is also possible.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (multiple choice and open questions)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

More than half of the questions of a written exam (containing both multiple choice and tet parts) have to be answered correctly.

Examination topics

Contents of lecture units, slides are accessible via Moodle

Reading list

Buchanan, Gruissem, Jones, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants, Wiley Blackwell (sec. Ed. 2015) and similar textbooks.

Association in the course directory

BBO 6, MBO 7, MMB I-2, MMB W-2

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