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bio860 - Comparative Developmental Biology (Complete module description)
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Module label Comparative Developmental Biology
Module code bio860
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) >
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Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
[nop] ++ deepened biological knowledge ++ deepened knowledge of techniques in biology ++ knowledge in data analysis and presentation + cross-disciplinary knowledge and thinking ++ critical and analytical thinking + independent searching and knowledge of scientific literature ++ ability to perform independent biological research + + data presentation and discussion in German and English (written and spoken) + team work + ethics and professional behaviour ++ project and time management [/nop]
Module contents
Lectures and Lab exercises in topics of evolutionary developmental biology, i.e. comparative develop-mental biology, such as the development of sensory systems in different species.
Reader's advisory
Gilbert S.F., Development, Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 11th edition 2016
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity 6
Reference text
associated with bio845 Introduction to Development and Evolution
Modullevel MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modullevel ---
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge organismic biology, experience with lab work     
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 1.00 SuSe 14 h
Exercises 3.00 SuSe 42 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
same summer term
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