Key competence module "Seminar: Developmen59t and plasticity of the nervous system" (3 C, 2 SWS) [M.Bio.360]

Learning outcome and core skills: The students learn to present up-to-date publications on the development and plasticity of the nervous system and to discuss the results critically in a seminar report.
Deepened knowledge, up-to-date research results and understanding of scientific approaches in the field of the development and plasticity of the nervous system.
Critical discussion of up-to-date literature, scientific debate, sharpening of critical thought, promotion of multidisciplinarity. Training in presentation techniques and scientific writing.

Courses and examinations
1. Seminar: "Development and plasticity of the nervous system" (2 SWS)

Examination: oral presentation (ca. 20 min) and written report (ca. 8 pages)

Selection options

Admission requirements
Can only be attended in combination with key competence module M.Bio.159.

Number of repeat examinations permitted

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

Course frequency: Academic Term
Each winter-semester

One semester


Maximum number of students

Workload: 90 h (28/62h, Attendance time/Self-study time)

Person responsible for module
Prof. Siegrid Löwel