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bio860 - Comparative Developmental Biology
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Module label Comparative Developmental Biology
Module code bio860
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
Responsible persons
Sienknecht, Ulrike (Module responsibility)
Sienknecht, Ulrike (Authorized examiners)
N., N. (Module counselling)
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 (
Reihenfolge der Anmeldungen
Reference text
associated with bio845 Introduction to Development and Evolution
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge organismic biology, experience with lab work     
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
1 SuSe 14
3 SuSe 42
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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