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Module LS4175 A

Module part: Molecular Virology (MedMicroVi)

Duration:
1 Semester
Turnus of offer:
each summer semester
Credit points:
3
Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master Infection Biology 2018 (module part), Microbiology, 2nd semester
  • Master Infection Biology 2012 (module part), Microbiology, 2nd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Molecular Virology (seminar, 2 SWS)
Workload:
  • 30 Hours in-classroom work
  • 60 Hours private studies
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
Qualification-goals/Competencies:
  • 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
Teachers:
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Stefan Taube
  • MitarbeiterInnen des Instituts
Literature:
  • n.n.: Provided research articles and own literature research
Language:
  • offered only in English
Notes:

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%)

Letzte Änderung:
17.7.2019