Advanced module "Current developmental biology" (12 C, 20 SWS) [M.Bio.381]

Learning outcome, core skills
Advanced knowledge in planning and execution of scientific experiments in the field of current developmental biology. Accurate and detailed documentation of the experimental design and performance of the experiments as well as the obtained results. Evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages of the applied methods. Research and consideration of the basics (textbook knowledge) and already published original papers in the specific field of research. Discussion of the obtained results.

Courses and examinations

  • Lab course, 9 weeks, full-time
  • departmental seminar

  • Prerequisites for examination:
  • active participation at 75 % of the seminars of the department
  • scientific presentation and discussion of results (paper-style, max 10 pages)

  • Examinations: oral examination (ca. 30 minutes)

    Selection options

    Admission requirements
    Core module M.Bio.321 „Current Developmental Biology“ or
    Core module M.Bio.322 "Frontiers in Neural Development"

    Number of repeat examinations permitted

    Module applicable in the following degree programmes
    MA Developmental, Neural, and Behavioral Biology

    Course frequency: Academic Term
    each semester

    One or two semester(s)

    English; Geman in agreement between participant and supervisor

    Maximum number of students

    Workload: 360 h (280/80 h, Attendance time/Self-study time)

    Person responsible for module
    Prof. Dr. Ernst Wimmer