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neu820 - Neuroscience Journal Club (Complete module description)
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Module label Neuroscience Journal Club
Module abbreviation neu820
Credit points 3.0 KP
Workload 90 h
30h contact / 60h reading and preparation of oral and poster presentation
Institute directory Department of Neurosciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Skills Modules
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Skills Modules
  • Master's Programme Neuroscience (Master) > Skills Modules
Responsible persons
  • Mertsch, Sonja (module responsibility)
  • Mertsch, Sonja (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Students will learn to read, interpret, present and discuss neuroscientific literature.

++ Neurosci. knowledge
+ Expt. Methods
++ Scient. Literature
++ Social skills
+ Interdiscipl. knowledge
++ Data present./disc.
+ Scientific English
+ Ehtics
Module contents
Week 1: How to read and present a scientific paper and how to generate a scientific poster? Distribution of papers to participants
Week 2: Example presentation of a scientific paper by the teacher with discussion
Week 3-13: Oral presentation / moderation of discussion of one scientific paper per week by one or two student(s)
Week 14: Short poster presentations of all students

The focus topic of the scientific literature will change between semesters.
In winter semester 2021/22, the topic will be regenerative ophthalmology with the focus on tissue engineering.
Recommended reading
Scientific literature will be available in Stud.IP
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency winter term, annually
Module capacity 20
Module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Type of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Teaching/Learning method
Previous knowledge
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
during the semester
presentation and attandance of at least 70% in the seminars
Type of course Seminar
Frequency SoSe und WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 28 h