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Constance Ciaudo: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2019

Name Prof. Dr. Constance Ciaudo
FieldRNAi and Genome Integrity
Inst. f. Molecular Health Sciences
ETH Zürich, HPL G 32.1
Otto-Stern-Weg 7
8093 Zürich
Telephone+41 44 633 08 58
RelationshipAssistant Professor

551-1309-00LRNA-Biology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20.

The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.
6 credits7GF. Allain, C. Ciaudo, J. Corn, J. Hall, M. Jinek, S. Jonas, R. Santoro, O. Voinnet, K. Weis, A. Wutz
AbstractIntroduction to the diversity of current RNA-research at all levels from structural biology to systems biology using mainly model systems like S. cerevisiae (yeast), mammalian cells.
ObjectiveThe students will obtain an overview about the diversity of current RNA-research. They will learn to design experiments and use techniques necessary to analyze different aspects of RNA biology. Through lectures and literature seminars, they will learn about the burning questions of RNA research and discuss approaches to address these questions experimentally. In practical lab projects the students will work in one of the participating laboratories. Finally, they will learn how to present and discuss their data in an appropriate manner. Student assessment is a graded semester performance based on individual performance in the laboratory, the written exam and the poster presentation.
LiteratureDocumentation and recommended literature will be provided at the beginning and during the course.
Prerequisites / NoticeThe course will be taught in English.
551-1709-00LGenomic and Genetic Methods in Cell and Developmental Biology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 8.

The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.
6 credits7GA. Wutz, C. Ciaudo, M. Kopf, T. Schroeder
AbstractThis course aims to provide students with a comprehensive overview of mammalian developmental biology and stem cell systems both on the theoretical as well as the experimental level. Centering the course on genetic and genomic methods engages the students in contemporary research and prepares for future studies in the course of semester and master projects.
Objective- Understanding mammalian development
- Introduction to stem cells systems
- Working with cultured cells
- Translational aspects of mammalian cell biology
ContentThe course will consist of a series of lectures, assay assignments, project development and discussion workshops, and 2 and a half week of lab work with different mammalian cell systems embedded in real life research projects. At the end of the course students will take an exam consisting of questions on the topic of the lectures and workshops. It is expected that students will be able to apply the knowledge to concrete problems.