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neu150 - Visual Neuroscience - Anatomy (Complete module description)
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Module label Visual Neuroscience - Anatomy
Module code neu150
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Neurosciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
  • Master's Programme Molecular Biomedicine (Master) > Background Modules
  • Master's Programme Neuroscience (Master) > Background Modules
Responsible persons
Janssen-Bienhold, Ulrike (Module responsibility)
Dedek, Karin (Module counselling)
Janssen-Bienhold, Ulrike (Authorized examiners)
Dedek, Karin (Authorized examiners)
attendance in pre-meeting
Skills to be acquired in this module
Neurosci. knowlg. Expt. methods Independent research + Scient. literature + Social skills
Interdiscipl. knowlg. Maths/Stats/Progr. + Data present./disc. + Scientific English Ethics
Theory: Improved theoretical and methodological knowledge in neurobiology. Discussion of scientific work and presentation of own results.
Practice: Performing neuroanatomical experiments. Gaining modern methodological skills.
Module contents
Lecture: 14 h Introduction to current neurobiological approaches and results.
Seminar: 14 h Discussion of background literature and results of own experiments.
Lab course: 3 weeks, each 24 h neuroanatomical experiments in small groups on vertebrate retina and brain.
Reader's advisory
Background and seminar literature will be available in Stud.IP
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Course in the first half of the semester
Regular active participation and presentation(s) within the scope of the seminar are required to pass the module
Modullevel / module level BC (Basiscurriculum / Base curriculum)
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
1 SuSe 14
1 SuSe 14
Practical training
3 SuSe 42
Total time of attendance for the module 70 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
summer semester, first half
Portfolio (75 %), report (25%)