Universität Wien FIND

301707 VO Embryos and Stemcells (2019W)

Electiv Course in Molecular Medicine

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

jeweils Mi. 16:15 - 17:00
SR 1, 6.Stock,/BZB, Dr.Bohrgasse 9,1030 Wien
Block vom 2.10. - 20.11.2019
zu Details siehe http://homepage.univie.ac.at/georg.weitzer/

Wednesday 02.10. 16:15 - 17:00 BZB/Seminarraum 1/2, 6.Ebene 6.501/6.504, Dr.-Bohr-Gasse 9, 1030 Wien
Wednesday 09.10. 16:15 - 17:00 BZB/Seminarraum 1/2, 6.Ebene 6.501/6.504, Dr.-Bohr-Gasse 9, 1030 Wien
Wednesday 16.10. 16:15 - 17:00 BZB/Seminarraum 1/2, 6.Ebene 6.501/6.504, Dr.-Bohr-Gasse 9, 1030 Wien
Wednesday 30.10. 16:15 - 17:00 BZB/Seminarraum 1/2, 6.Ebene 6.501/6.504, Dr.-Bohr-Gasse 9, 1030 Wien
Wednesday 06.11. 16:15 - 17:00 BZB/Seminarraum 1/2, 6.Ebene 6.501/6.504, Dr.-Bohr-Gasse 9, 1030 Wien
Wednesday 13.11. 16:15 - 17:00 BZB/Seminarraum 1/2, 6.Ebene 6.501/6.504, Dr.-Bohr-Gasse 9, 1030 Wien
Wednesday 20.11. 16:15 - 17:00 BZB/Seminarraum 1/2, 6.Ebene 6.501/6.504, Dr.-Bohr-Gasse 9, 1030 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

1. On the properties of stem cells and the discrimination against somatic cells

1.1. Self renewal potential

1.2. Differentiation potential

2. The beginning of the exploration of stem cells

3. On the origin of stem cells

3.1. Early mammalian embryogenesis

3.2. Artificial stem cells

4. In vitro differentiation of stem cells

5. Possible applications of stem cells and ethical considerations

6. Molecular regulation of the stem cell properties

6.1. Intrinsic factors- transcription factor networks

6.2. Extrinsic factors-signaling pathways

6.2.1. Stem cell niches

7. Plasticity of stem cells and the problem of contingency in biology

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Basic comprehension of the properties of stem cells that distinguish them from somatic cells, the underlying molecular mechanisms, and the possibilities and limitations of their application in basic science, biotechnology and medicine.

Examination topics

Reading list

Aktuelle Details und Vorlesungsunterlagen unter http://homepage.univie.ac.at/georg.weitzer/

Association in the course directory

MMB IV-2, MMB IV-3, MMB W-2, MMEI III, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04

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