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551-0351-00L  Membrane Biology

SemesterHerbstsemester 2016
DozierendeV. Korkhov, Y. Barral, B. Kornmann, U. Kutay, A. Rodriguez-Villalon, G. Schertler
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
KommentarNumber of participants limited to 21.

KurzbeschreibungThe course will introduce the students to the key concepts in membrane biology and will allow them to be involved in laboratory projects related to that broad field. The course will consist of lectures, literature discussions, and practical laboratory work in small groups. Results of the practical projects will be presented during the poster session at the end of the course.
LernzielThe aim of the course is to expose the students to a wide range of modern research areas encompassed by the field of membrane biology.
InhaltStudents will be engaged in research projects aimed at understanding the biological membranes at the molecular, organellar and cellular levels. Students will design and perform experiments, evaluate experimental results, analyze the current scientific literature and understand the relevance of their work in the context of the current state of the membrane biology field.
SkriptNo script
LiteraturThe recommended literature, including reviews and primary research articles, will be provided during the course
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThe course will be taught in English. All general lectures will be held at ETH Hoenggerberg; special lectures will be organized by individual participating groups. Students will be divided into small groups to carry out experiments at ETH or at the Paul Scherrer Institute. Travel to the Paul Scherrer Insitute will be organized by car rental or public transportation.