Module guide

Module LS4175 A

Module part: Molecular Virology (MedMicroVi)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master Infection Biology 2018 (Module part of a compulsory module), Microbiology, 2nd semester
  • Master Infection Biology 2012 (Module part of a compulsory module), Microbiology, 2nd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Molecular Virology (seminar, 2 SWS)
  • 60 Hours private studies
  • 30 Hours in-classroom work
Contents of teaching:
  • Background and seminal research in human pathogenic viruses i.e. Influenza, Hepatitis C, Ebola Virus, Zika Virus, Measles Virus, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Human Coronavirus (SARS, MERS)
  • State-of-the art techniques in virology and molecular biology
  • The peer review process
  • Data analysis and interpretation, how to discuss a scientific research paper
  • How to present a scientific research paper in a journal club format
  • Competence in critical reading, discussing and presenting research articles
  • Student knows recent developments in molecular virology and related techniques
  • Student can present a research paper / topic in a journal club setting
  • Student can conduct literature researches i.e. Pubmed
Grading through:
  • see Notes
Responsible for this module:
  • Siehe Hauptmodul
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Stefan Taube
  • MitarbeiterInnen des Instituts
  • n.n.: Provided research articles and own literature research
  • offered only in English

Is module part of LS4175-KP06

Grading of the module part through
- at least two oral presentations (20 min plus discussion)
- regular in-class assessments
- contribution to discussions
- regular participation in seminars (85%)

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