Search result: Course units in Spring Semester 2021

Biology Master Information
Elective Major Subject Areas
Elective Major: Ecology and Evolution
Compulsory Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0323-00LPlant EcologyO3 credits2VJ.  Alexander
Elective Compulsory Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0310-00LConservation Biology Information W2 credits2GF. Knaus
701-1450-00LConservation GeneticsW3 credits4GR. Holderegger, M. C. Fischer, F. Gugerli
701-1424-00LGuarda-Workshop in Evolutionary Biology Information
This course has limited spaces. To register for this course you have to sign in via mystudies and via the website of the University of Basel http://evolution.unibas.ch/teaching/guarda/index.htm.
W3 credits4PS. Bonhoeffer
551-0216-00LField Course in Mycology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 8.
W3 credits3.5PR. Berndt, M. A. Garcia Otalora
751-5110-00LInsects in AgroecosystemsW2 credits2VC. De Moraes, A. Kantsa, D. Lucas Gomes Marques Barbosa
701-1418-00LModelling Course in Population and Evolutionary Biology Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20.

Priority is given to MSc Biology and Environmental Sciences students.
W4 credits6PS. Bonhoeffer, V. Müller
701-0364-00LFlora and Vegetation of the Alps Restricted registration - show details
Zur dieser Vorlesung gehört eine 4-tägige Exkursion (max. 24 Plätze) nach Davos. Für eine Teilnahme an der Exkursion muss die Lehrveranstaltung «Böden und Vegetation der Alpen» (Nr. 701-0362-00) separat belegt werden.
W1 credit1VA. Widmer
701-1708-00LInfectious Disease DynamicsW4 credits2VS. Bonhoeffer, R. D. Kouyos, R. R. Regös, T. Stadler
701-1410-01LQuantitative Approaches to Plant Population and Community EcologyW2 credits2VJ.  Alexander, T. Walker
751-4505-00LPlant Pathology IIW2 credits2GB. McDonald
701-1462-00LEvolution of Social Behavior and Biological Communication Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24.
W3 credits2VM. Mescher
701-1426-00LAdvanced Evolutionary Genetics
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits4GT. Städler
701-0314-00LPlant Diversity: Colline/Montane Restricted registration - show details
Participation in LV 701-0360-00L (Systematic Biology of Plants) or comparable knowledge (after consultation with the lecturer).
Enrollment for target group until 19.02.2021.
Waiting list until 31.3.2021.
W3 credits6PR. Berndt
701-0314-01LPlant Diversity: Subalpine/Alpine Restricted registration - show details
Prerequisite: Enrollment and successful performance assessment of LV 701-0360-00L (Systematic Biology: Plants).

Enrollment for target group until 19.02.2021
Waiting list until 31.03.2021.

The registration form must be handed in by 05.03.2021. Unconfirmed places are allocated to students on the waiting list.
W3 credits6PA. Guggisberg
701-0362-00LSoils and Vegetation of the Alps (Excursion) Restricted registration - show details
Diese Exkursion (max. 24 Plätze) gehört zur Vorlesung «Flora und Vegetation der Alpen» (701-0364-00; A. Widmer). Sie kann nur gleichzeitig mit der Vorlesung oder nach bestandener Prüfung belegt werden. Alternativ ist eine Teilnahme möglich mit bestandenen Prüfungen in «Boden- und Wasserchemie» (701-0533-00L; R. Kretzschmar, D.I. Christl, L. Winkel) und «Pedosphäre» (701-0501-00L; R. Kretzschmar).
W2 credits2PA. Widmer, R. Kretzschmar
701-1480-00LEvolutionary Developmental Biology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24.
Waiting list will be deleted after 05.03.2021.
W3 credits1SM. La Fortezza, G. Velicer
401-0102-00LApplied Multivariate StatisticsW5 credits2V + 1UF. Sigrist
Elective Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0314-00LMicrobiology (Part II)W3 credits2VW.‑D. Hardt, L. Eberl, J. Piel, J. Vorholt-Zambelli
Elective Major: Neurosciences
The major in Neurosciences in the Master program Biology ETHZ will no longer be offered from autumn 2019 onwards.
Elective Compulsory Concept Courses
See D-BIOL Master Studies Guide
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0326-00LCell Biology Information W6 credits4VS. Werner, H. Gehart, W. Kovacs, M. Schäfer, U. Suter, A. Wutz, further lecturers
551-0318-00LImmunology IIW3 credits2VA. Oxenius, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, E. Wetter Slack, further lecturers
551-0320-00LCellular Biochemistry (Part II)W3 credits2VY. Barral, R. Kroschewski, A. E. Smith
Elective Compulsory Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-1034-00LComputational Vision (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: INI402

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/deadlines.html
W6 credits2V + 1UD. Kiper
227-1046-00LComputer Simulations of Sensory Systems Information W3 credits3GT. Haslwanter
227-0390-00LElements of MicroscopyW4 credits3GM. Stampanoni, G. Csúcs, A. Sologubenko
376-1306-00LClinical Neuroscience (University of Zurich) Information
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: BIO389

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/deadlines.html
W3 credits3VG. Schratt, University lecturers
376-1414-01LCurrent Topics in Brain Research (FS)W1 credit1.5KI. Mansuy, F. Helmchen, further lecturers
Elective Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0326-00LCell Biology Information W6 credits4VS. Werner, H. Gehart, W. Kovacs, M. Schäfer, U. Suter, A. Wutz, further lecturers
551-0318-00LImmunology IIW3 credits2VA. Oxenius, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, E. Wetter Slack, further lecturers
551-0320-00LCellular Biochemistry (Part II)W3 credits2VY. Barral, R. Kroschewski, A. E. Smith
Elective Major: Microbiology and Immunology
Compulsory Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0314-00LMicrobiology (Part II)O3 credits2VW.‑D. Hardt, L. Eberl, J. Piel, J. Vorholt-Zambelli
551-0318-00LImmunology IIO3 credits2VA. Oxenius, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, E. Wetter Slack, further lecturers
Elective Compulsory Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-1310-00LEnvironmental MicrobiologyW3 credits2VM. H. Schroth, M. Lever
551-1100-00LInfectious Agents: From Molecular Biology to Disease
Number of participants limited to 22.

Requires application until 2 weeks before the start of the semester; selected applicants will be notified one week before the first week of lectures.
(if you missed the deadline, please come to the first date to see, if there are any slots left)
W4 credits2SW.‑D. Hardt, A. B. Hehl, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, C. Münz, A. Oxenius, P. Sander, further lecturers
551-1118-00LCutting Edge Topics: Immunology and Infection Biology II Information W2 credits2SA. Oxenius, B. Becher, C. Halin Winter, N. C. Joller, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, C. Münz, F. Sallusto, R. Spörri, M. van den Broek, University lecturers
551-1104-00LSelected Topics in Forest MycologyW2 credits1VI. L. Brunner, M. Peter Baltensweiler, D. H. Rigling
551-0216-00LField Course in Mycology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 8.
W3 credits3.5PR. Berndt, M. A. Garcia Otalora
551-1132-00LBasic VirologyW2 credits1VK. Tobler, C. Fraefel
551-0140-00LEpigeneticsW4 credits2VA. Wutz, U. Grossniklaus, R. Paro, R. Santoro
751-4904-00LMicrobial Pest ControlW2 credits2GJ. Enkerli, G. Grabenweger
551-1126-00LTechnologies in Molecular MicrobiologyW4 credits2VB. Nguyen, W.‑D. Hardt, further lecturers
227-0390-00LElements of MicroscopyW4 credits3GM. Stampanoni, G. Csúcs, A. Sologubenko
701-1708-00LInfectious Disease DynamicsW4 credits2VS. Bonhoeffer, R. D. Kouyos, R. R. Regös, T. Stadler
751-4505-00LPlant Pathology IIW2 credits2GB. McDonald
551-1700-00LIntroduction to Flow Cytometry Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24.
W2 credits1VJ. Kisielow, L. Tortola, further lecturers
751-4805-00LRecent Advances in Biocommunication Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.
W3 credits2SC. De Moraes
551-1103-00LMicrobial Biochemistry Information W4 credits2VJ. Vorholt-Zambelli, J. Piel
Elective Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0512-00LCurrent Topics in Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
Number of participants limited to 8
W2 credits1SU. Suter
551-0224-00LAdvanced Proteomics Restricted registration - show details
For master students from the 2nd semester on, also doctoral candidates and post docs.
W4 credits6GP. Picotti, L. Gillet, A. Leitner, P. Pedrioli
Elective Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
752-4006-00LFood Microbiology IIW3 credits2VM. Loessner, J. Klumpp
529-0732-00LProteins and Lipids
Note for BSc Biology students: Only one of the two concept courses 529-0731-00 Nucleic Acids and Carbohydrates (autumn semester) or 529-0732-00 Proteins and Lipids (spring semester) can be counted for the Bachelor's degree.
W6 credits3GD. Hilvert
551-0326-00LCell Biology Information W6 credits4VS. Werner, H. Gehart, W. Kovacs, M. Schäfer, U. Suter, A. Wutz, further lecturers
551-0324-00LSystems Biology Information W6 credits4VP. Picotti, M. Claassen, U. Sauer, B. Snijder, B. Wollscheid
551-0320-00LCellular Biochemistry (Part II)W3 credits2VY. Barral, R. Kroschewski, A. E. Smith
551-0307-01LMolecular and Structural Biology II: Molecular Machines and Cellular Assemblies
D-BIOL students are obliged to take part I and part II as a two-semester course.
W3 credits2VN. Ban, F. Allain, S. Jonas, M. Pilhofer
Elective Major: Cell Biology
Compulsory Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0326-00LCell Biology Information O6 credits4VS. Werner, H. Gehart, W. Kovacs, M. Schäfer, U. Suter, A. Wutz, further lecturers
Elective Compulsory Concept Courses
See D-BIOL Master Studies Guide
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0324-00LSystems Biology Information W6 credits4VP. Picotti, M. Claassen, U. Sauer, B. Snijder, B. Wollscheid
551-0320-00LCellular Biochemistry (Part II)W3 credits2VY. Barral, R. Kroschewski, A. E. Smith
551-0318-00LImmunology IIW3 credits2VA. Oxenius, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, E. Wetter Slack, further lecturers
376-0209-00LMolecular Disease MechanismsW6 credits4VC. Wolfrum, H. Gahlon, M. Kopf
Elective Compulsory Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-1100-00LInfectious Agents: From Molecular Biology to Disease
Number of participants limited to 22.

Requires application until 2 weeks before the start of the semester; selected applicants will be notified one week before the first week of lectures.
(if you missed the deadline, please come to the first date to see, if there are any slots left)
W4 credits2SW.‑D. Hardt, A. B. Hehl, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, C. Münz, A. Oxenius, P. Sander, further lecturers
551-0512-00LCurrent Topics in Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
Number of participants limited to 8
W2 credits1SU. Suter
551-1118-00LCutting Edge Topics: Immunology and Infection Biology II Information W2 credits2SA. Oxenius, B. Becher, C. Halin Winter, N. C. Joller, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, C. Münz, F. Sallusto, R. Spörri, M. van den Broek, University lecturers
551-1310-00LA Problem-Based Approach to Cellular Biochemistry Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 12.
W6 credits2GM. Peter, V. Korkhov, G. Neurohr, V. Panse, A. E. Smith, F. van Drogen
551-0140-00LEpigeneticsW4 credits2VA. Wutz, U. Grossniklaus, R. Paro, R. Santoro
551-0224-00LAdvanced Proteomics Restricted registration - show details
For master students from the 2nd semester on, also doctoral candidates and post docs.
W4 credits6GP. Picotti, L. Gillet, A. Leitner, P. Pedrioli
551-1126-00LTechnologies in Molecular MicrobiologyW4 credits2VB. Nguyen, W.‑D. Hardt, further lecturers
551-0338-00LCurrent Approaches in Single Cell Analysis (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: BME327

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/deadlines.html
W2 credits2VB. Bodenmiller, University lecturers
551-1404-00LRNA and Proteins: Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: BCH252

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/deadlines.html
W3 credits2VUniversity lecturers
551-1412-00LMolecular and Structural Biology IV: Visualizing Macromolecules by X-Ray Crystallography and EMW4 credits2VN. Ban, D. Böhringer, T. Ishikawa, M. A. Leibundgut, K. Locher, M. Pilhofer, K. Wüthrich, further lecturers
551-1414-00LMolecular and Structural Biology V: Studying Macromolecules by NMR and EPRW4 credits2VF. Allain, A. D. Gossert, G. Jeschke, K. Wüthrich
551-1700-00LIntroduction to Flow Cytometry Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24.
W2 credits1VJ. Kisielow, L. Tortola, further lecturers
376-1306-00LClinical Neuroscience (University of Zurich) Information
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: BIO389

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/deadlines.html
W3 credits3VG. Schratt, University lecturers
701-1708-00LInfectious Disease DynamicsW4 credits2VS. Bonhoeffer, R. D. Kouyos, R. R. Regös, T. Stadler
551-1103-00LMicrobial Biochemistry Information W4 credits2VJ. Vorholt-Zambelli, J. Piel
701-1480-00LEvolutionary Developmental Biology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24.
Waiting list will be deleted after 05.03.2021.
W3 credits1SM. La Fortezza, G. Velicer
Elective Major: Molecular Health Sciences
Compulsory Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
376-0209-00LMolecular Disease MechanismsO6 credits4VC. Wolfrum, H. Gahlon, M. Kopf
Elective Compulsory Concept Courses
See D-BIOL Master Studies Guide
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0326-00LCell Biology Information W6 credits4VS. Werner, H. Gehart, W. Kovacs, M. Schäfer, U. Suter, A. Wutz, further lecturers
Elective Compulsory Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-1310-00LA Problem-Based Approach to Cellular Biochemistry Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 12.
W6 credits2GM. Peter, V. Korkhov, G. Neurohr, V. Panse, A. E. Smith, F. van Drogen
551-0512-00LCurrent Topics in Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
Number of participants limited to 8
W2 credits1SU. Suter
551-0140-00LEpigeneticsW4 credits2VA. Wutz, U. Grossniklaus, R. Paro, R. Santoro
701-1350-00LCase Studies in Environment and HealthW4 credits2VK. McNeill, T. Julian, M. Scheringer
551-1100-00LInfectious Agents: From Molecular Biology to Disease
Number of participants limited to 22.

Requires application until 2 weeks before the start of the semester; selected applicants will be notified one week before the first week of lectures.
(if you missed the deadline, please come to the first date to see, if there are any slots left)
W4 credits2SW.‑D. Hardt, A. B. Hehl, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, C. Münz, A. Oxenius, P. Sander, further lecturers
227-0396-00LEXCITE Interdisciplinary Summer School on Bio-Medical Imaging Restricted registration - show details
The school admits 60 MSc or PhD students with backgrounds in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, computer science or engineering based on a selection process.

Students have to apply for acceptance. To apply a curriculum vitae and an application letter need to be submitted.
Further information can be found at: www.excite.ethz.ch.
W4 credits6GS. Kozerke, G. Csúcs, J. Klohs-Füchtemeier, S. F. Noerrelykke, M. P. Wolf
227-0946-00LMolecular Imaging - Basic Principles and Biomedical ApplicationsW3 credits2V + 1AD. Razansky
551-1132-00LBasic VirologyW2 credits1VK. Tobler, C. Fraefel
376-1306-00LClinical Neuroscience (University of Zurich) Information
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: BIO389

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/deadlines.html
W3 credits3VG. Schratt, University lecturers
376-1392-00LMechanobiology: Implications for Development, Regeneration and Tissue EngineeringW3 credits2GG. Shivashankar
551-0364-00LFunctional Genomics
Information for UZH students:
Enrolment to this course unit only possible at ETH. No enrolment to module BIO 254 at UZH.

Please mind the ETH enrolment deadlines for UZH students: Link
W3 credits2VC. von Mering, C. Beyer, B. Bodenmiller, M. Gstaiger, H. Rehrauer, R. Schlapbach, K. Shimizu, N. Zamboni, further lecturers
551-0338-00LCurrent Approaches in Single Cell Analysis (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: BME327

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/deadlines.html
W2 credits2VB. Bodenmiller, University lecturers
551-1404-00LRNA and Proteins: Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: BCH252

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/deadlines.html
W3 credits2VUniversity lecturers
636-0111-00LSynthetic Biology I
Attention: This course was offered in previous semesters with the number: 636-0002-00L "Synthetic Biology I". Students that already passed course 636-0002-00L cannot receive credits for course 636-0111-00L.
W4 credits3GS. Panke, J. Stelling
551-1700-00LIntroduction to Flow Cytometry Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24.
W2 credits1VJ. Kisielow, L. Tortola, further lecturers
701-1708-00LInfectious Disease DynamicsW4 credits2VS. Bonhoeffer, R. D. Kouyos, R. R. Regös, T. Stadler
Elective Major: Biochemistry
Compulsory Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0320-00LCellular Biochemistry (Part II)O3 credits2VY. Barral, R. Kroschewski, A. E. Smith
Compulsory Master Course
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-1310-00LA Problem-Based Approach to Cellular Biochemistry Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 12.
O6 credits2GM. Peter, V. Korkhov, G. Neurohr, V. Panse, A. E. Smith, F. van Drogen
Elective Compulsory Concept Courses
See D-BIOL Master Studies Guide
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0326-00LCell Biology Information W6 credits4VS. Werner, H. Gehart, W. Kovacs, M. Schäfer, U. Suter, A. Wutz, further lecturers
551-0307-01LMolecular and Structural Biology II: Molecular Machines and Cellular Assemblies
D-BIOL students are obliged to take part I and part II as a two-semester course.
W3 credits2VN. Ban, F. Allain, S. Jonas, M. Pilhofer
Elective Compulsory Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0140-00LEpigeneticsW4 credits2VA. Wutz, U. Grossniklaus, R. Paro, R. Santoro
551-1100-00LInfectious Agents: From Molecular Biology to Disease
Number of participants limited to 22.

Requires application until 2 weeks before the start of the semester; selected applicants will be notified one week before the first week of lectures.
(if you missed the deadline, please come to the first date to see, if there are any slots left)
W4 credits2SW.‑D. Hardt, A. B. Hehl, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, C. Münz, A. Oxenius, P. Sander, further lecturers
551-1402-00LMolecular and Structural Biology VI: Biophysical Analysis of Macromolecular Mechanisms
This course is strongly recommended for the Masters Major "Biology and Biophysics".
W4 credits2VR. Glockshuber, T. Ishikawa, S. Jonas, B. Schuler, E. Weber-Ban
551-0224-00LAdvanced Proteomics Restricted registration - show details
For master students from the 2nd semester on, also doctoral candidates and post docs.
W4 credits6GP. Picotti, L. Gillet, A. Leitner, P. Pedrioli
551-0364-00LFunctional Genomics
Information for UZH students:
Enrolment to this course unit only possible at ETH. No enrolment to module BIO 254 at UZH.

Please mind the ETH enrolment deadlines for UZH students: Link
W3 credits2VC. von Mering, C. Beyer, B. Bodenmiller, M. Gstaiger, H. Rehrauer, R. Schlapbach, K. Shimizu, N. Zamboni, further lecturers
551-1126-00LTechnologies in Molecular MicrobiologyW4 credits2VB. Nguyen, W.‑D. Hardt, further lecturers
227-0396-00LEXCITE Interdisciplinary Summer School on Bio-Medical Imaging Restricted registration - show details
The school admits 60 MSc or PhD students with backgrounds in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, computer science or engineering based on a selection process.

Students have to apply for acceptance. To apply a curriculum vitae and an application letter need to be submitted.
Further information can be found at: www.excite.ethz.ch.
W Dr4 credits6GS. Kozerke, G. Csúcs, J. Klohs-Füchtemeier, S. F. Noerrelykke, M. P. Wolf
227-0390-00LElements of MicroscopyW4 credits3GM. Stampanoni, G. Csúcs, A. Sologubenko
551-0338-00LCurrent Approaches in Single Cell Analysis (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: BME327

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/deadlines.html
W2 credits2VB. Bodenmiller, University lecturers
551-1412-00LMolecular and Structural Biology IV: Visualizing Macromolecules by X-Ray Crystallography and EMW4 credits2VN. Ban, D. Böhringer, T. Ishikawa, M. A. Leibundgut, K. Locher, M. Pilhofer, K. Wüthrich, further lecturers
551-1414-00LMolecular and Structural Biology V: Studying Macromolecules by NMR and EPRW4 credits2VF. Allain, A. D. Gossert, G. Jeschke, K. Wüthrich
551-1103-00LMicrobial Biochemistry Information W4 credits2VJ. Vorholt-Zambelli, J. Piel
Elective Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0326-00LCell Biology Information W6 credits4VS. Werner, H. Gehart, W. Kovacs, M. Schäfer, U. Suter, A. Wutz, further lecturers
551-0324-00LSystems Biology Information W6 credits4VP. Picotti, M. Claassen, U. Sauer, B. Snijder, B. Wollscheid
529-0732-00LProteins and Lipids
Note for BSc Biology students: Only one of the two concept courses 529-0731-00 Nucleic Acids and Carbohydrates (autumn semester) or 529-0732-00 Proteins and Lipids (spring semester) can be counted for the Bachelor's degree.
W6 credits3GD. Hilvert
551-0314-00LMicrobiology (Part II)W3 credits2VW.‑D. Hardt, L. Eberl, J. Piel, J. Vorholt-Zambelli
551-0318-00LImmunology IIW3 credits2VA. Oxenius, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, E. Wetter Slack, further lecturers
551-0307-01LMolecular and Structural Biology II: Molecular Machines and Cellular Assemblies
D-BIOL students are obliged to take part I and part II as a two-semester course.
W3 credits2VN. Ban, F. Allain, S. Jonas, M. Pilhofer
Elective Major: Molecular Plant Biology
Compulsory Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0120-01LPlant Biology Colloquium (Spring Semester)
This compulsory course is required only once. It may be taken in autumn as course 551-0120-00 "Plant Biology Colloquium (Autumn Semester)" or in spring as course 551-0120-01 "Plant Biology Colloquium (Spring Semester)".
W2 credits1KC. Sánchez-Rodríguez, K. Bomblies, W. Gruissem, A. Rodriguez-Villalon, O. Voinnet, S. C. Zeeman
Elective Compulsory Concept Courses
See D-BIOL Master Studies Guide
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
529-0732-00LProteins and Lipids
Note for BSc Biology students: Only one of the two concept courses 529-0731-00 Nucleic Acids and Carbohydrates (autumn semester) or 529-0732-00 Proteins and Lipids (spring semester) can be counted for the Bachelor's degree.
W6 credits3GD. Hilvert
551-0324-00LSystems Biology Information W6 credits4VP. Picotti, M. Claassen, U. Sauer, B. Snijder, B. Wollscheid
551-0320-00LCellular Biochemistry (Part II)W3 credits2VY. Barral, R. Kroschewski, A. E. Smith
551-0314-00LMicrobiology (Part II)W3 credits2VW.‑D. Hardt, L. Eberl, J. Piel, J. Vorholt-Zambelli
551-0326-00LCell Biology Information W6 credits4VS. Werner, H. Gehart, W. Kovacs, M. Schäfer, U. Suter, A. Wutz, further lecturers
551-0307-01LMolecular and Structural Biology II: Molecular Machines and Cellular Assemblies
D-BIOL students are obliged to take part I and part II as a two-semester course.
W3 credits2VN. Ban, F. Allain, S. Jonas, M. Pilhofer
Elective Compulsory Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0140-00LEpigeneticsW4 credits2VA. Wutz, U. Grossniklaus, R. Paro, R. Santoro
551-0138-00LRegulation of Plant Primary MetabolismW2 credits1VS. C. Zeeman
551-0224-00LAdvanced Proteomics Restricted registration - show details
For master students from the 2nd semester on, also doctoral candidates and post docs.
W4 credits6GP. Picotti, L. Gillet, A. Leitner, P. Pedrioli
751-5110-00LInsects in AgroecosystemsW2 credits2VC. De Moraes, A. Kantsa, D. Lucas Gomes Marques Barbosa
751-4904-00LMicrobial Pest ControlW2 credits2GJ. Enkerli, G. Grabenweger
751-4505-00LPlant Pathology IIW2 credits2GB. McDonald
551-1103-00LMicrobial Biochemistry Information W4 credits2VJ. Vorholt-Zambelli, J. Piel
Elective Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0307-01LMolecular and Structural Biology II: Molecular Machines and Cellular Assemblies
D-BIOL students are obliged to take part I and part II as a two-semester course.
W3 credits2VN. Ban, F. Allain, S. Jonas, M. Pilhofer
751-4805-00LRecent Advances in Biocommunication Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.
W3 credits2SC. De Moraes
Elective Major: Systems Biology
Compulsory Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0324-00LSystems Biology Information O6 credits4VP. Picotti, M. Claassen, U. Sauer, B. Snijder, B. Wollscheid
Elective Compulsory Concept Courses
See D-BIOL Master Studies Guide
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0320-00LCellular Biochemistry (Part II)W3 credits2VY. Barral, R. Kroschewski, A. E. Smith
551-0314-00LMicrobiology (Part II)W3 credits2VW.‑D. Hardt, L. Eberl, J. Piel, J. Vorholt-Zambelli
Elective Compulsory Master Courses I: Computation
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
636-0702-00LStatistical Models in Computational BiologyW6 credits2V + 1U + 2AN. Beerenwinkel
401-0102-00LApplied Multivariate StatisticsW5 credits2V + 1UF. Sigrist
227-0396-00LEXCITE Interdisciplinary Summer School on Bio-Medical Imaging Restricted registration - show details
The school admits 60 MSc or PhD students with backgrounds in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, computer science or engineering based on a selection process.

Students have to apply for acceptance. To apply a curriculum vitae and an application letter need to be submitted.
Further information can be found at: www.excite.ethz.ch.
W4 credits6GS. Kozerke, G. Csúcs, J. Klohs-Füchtemeier, S. F. Noerrelykke, M. P. Wolf
Elective Compulsory Master Courses II: Biology
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-1310-00LA Problem-Based Approach to Cellular Biochemistry Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 12.
W6 credits2GM. Peter, V. Korkhov, G. Neurohr, V. Panse, A. E. Smith, F. van Drogen
551-0364-00LFunctional Genomics
Information for UZH students:
Enrolment to this course unit only possible at ETH. No enrolment to module BIO 254 at UZH.

Please mind the ETH enrolment deadlines for UZH students: Link
W3 credits2VC. von Mering, C. Beyer, B. Bodenmiller, M. Gstaiger, H. Rehrauer, R. Schlapbach, K. Shimizu, N. Zamboni, further lecturers
551-0224-00LAdvanced Proteomics Restricted registration - show details
For master students from the 2nd semester on, also doctoral candidates and post docs.
W4 credits6GP. Picotti, L. Gillet, A. Leitner, P. Pedrioli
701-1418-00LModelling Course in Population and Evolutionary Biology Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20.

Priority is given to MSc Biology and Environmental Sciences students.
W4 credits6PS. Bonhoeffer, V. Müller
551-1126-00LTechnologies in Molecular MicrobiologyW4 credits2VB. Nguyen, W.‑D. Hardt, further lecturers
701-1708-00LInfectious Disease DynamicsW4 credits2VS. Bonhoeffer, R. D. Kouyos, R. R. Regös, T. Stadler
636-0111-00LSynthetic Biology I
Attention: This course was offered in previous semesters with the number: 636-0002-00L "Synthetic Biology I". Students that already passed course 636-0002-00L cannot receive credits for course 636-0111-00L.
W4 credits3GS. Panke, J. Stelling
551-1103-00LMicrobial Biochemistry Information W4 credits2VJ. Vorholt-Zambelli, J. Piel
Elective Major: Molecular and Structural Biology
Compulsory Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0307-01LMolecular and Structural Biology II: Molecular Machines and Cellular Assemblies
D-BIOL students are obliged to take part I and part II as a two-semester course.
O3 credits2VN. Ban, F. Allain, S. Jonas, M. Pilhofer
Elective Compulsory Concept Courses
See D-BIOL Master Studies Guide
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
529-0732-00LProteins and Lipids
Note for BSc Biology students: Only one of the two concept courses 529-0731-00 Nucleic Acids and Carbohydrates (autumn semester) or 529-0732-00 Proteins and Lipids (spring semester) can be counted for the Bachelor's degree.
W6 credits3GD. Hilvert
551-0320-00LCellular Biochemistry (Part II)W3 credits2VY. Barral, R. Kroschewski, A. E. Smith
551-0314-00LMicrobiology (Part II)W3 credits2VW.‑D. Hardt, L. Eberl, J. Piel, J. Vorholt-Zambelli
551-0324-00LSystems Biology Information W6 credits4VP. Picotti, M. Claassen, U. Sauer, B. Snijder, B. Wollscheid
Elective Compulsory Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-1402-00LMolecular and Structural Biology VI: Biophysical Analysis of Macromolecular Mechanisms
This course is strongly recommended for the Masters Major "Biology and Biophysics".
W4 credits2VR. Glockshuber, T. Ishikawa, S. Jonas, B. Schuler, E. Weber-Ban
551-0224-00LAdvanced Proteomics Restricted registration - show details
For master students from the 2nd semester on, also doctoral candidates and post docs.
W4 credits6GP. Picotti, L. Gillet, A. Leitner, P. Pedrioli
551-0364-00LFunctional Genomics
Information for UZH students:
Enrolment to this course unit only possible at ETH. No enrolment to module BIO 254 at UZH.

Please mind the ETH enrolment deadlines for UZH students: Link
W3 credits2VC. von Mering, C. Beyer, B. Bodenmiller, M. Gstaiger, H. Rehrauer, R. Schlapbach, K. Shimizu, N. Zamboni, further lecturers
551-1100-00LInfectious Agents: From Molecular Biology to Disease
Number of participants limited to 22.

Requires application until 2 weeks before the start of the semester; selected applicants will be notified one week before the first week of lectures.
(if you missed the deadline, please come to the first date to see, if there are any slots left)
W4 credits2SW.‑D. Hardt, A. B. Hehl, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, C. Münz, A. Oxenius, P. Sander, further lecturers
551-1404-00LRNA and Proteins: Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: BCH252

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/deadlines.html
W3 credits2VUniversity lecturers
551-1412-00LMolecular and Structural Biology IV: Visualizing Macromolecules by X-Ray Crystallography and EMW4 credits2VN. Ban, D. Böhringer, T. Ishikawa, M. A. Leibundgut, K. Locher, M. Pilhofer, K. Wüthrich, further lecturers
551-1414-00LMolecular and Structural Biology V: Studying Macromolecules by NMR and EPRW4 credits2VF. Allain, A. D. Gossert, G. Jeschke, K. Wüthrich
551-1103-00LMicrobial Biochemistry Information W4 credits2VJ. Vorholt-Zambelli, J. Piel
Elective Major: Biological Chemistry
Compulsory Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
529-0732-00LProteins and Lipids
Note for BSc Biology students: Only one of the two concept courses 529-0731-00 Nucleic Acids and Carbohydrates (autumn semester) or 529-0732-00 Proteins and Lipids (spring semester) can be counted for the Bachelor's degree.
O6 credits3GD. Hilvert
Elective Compulsory Master Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-1402-00LMolecular and Structural Biology VI: Biophysical Analysis of Macromolecular Mechanisms
This course is strongly recommended for the Masters Major "Biology and Biophysics".
W4 credits2VR. Glockshuber, T. Ishikawa, S. Jonas, B. Schuler, E. Weber-Ban
529-0941-00LIntroduction to Macromolecular ChemistryW4 credits3GD. Opris
529-0242-00LSupramolecular ChemistryW6 credits3GY. Yamakoshi, B. M. Lewandowski
551-0224-00LAdvanced Proteomics Restricted registration - show details
For master students from the 2nd semester on, also doctoral candidates and post docs.
W4 credits6GP. Picotti, L. Gillet, A. Leitner, P. Pedrioli
551-1412-00LMolecular and Structural Biology IV: Visualizing Macromolecules by X-Ray Crystallography and EMW4 credits2VN. Ban, D. Böhringer, T. Ishikawa, M. A. Leibundgut, K. Locher, M. Pilhofer, K. Wüthrich, further lecturers
551-1414-00LMolecular and Structural Biology V: Studying Macromolecules by NMR and EPRW4 credits2VF. Allain, A. D. Gossert, G. Jeschke, K. Wüthrich
Elective Concept Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-0320-00LCellular Biochemistry (Part II)W3 credits2VY. Barral, R. Kroschewski, A. E. Smith
551-0307-01LMolecular and Structural Biology II: Molecular Machines and Cellular Assemblies
D-BIOL students are obliged to take part I and part II as a two-semester course.
W3 credits2VN. Ban, F. Allain, S. Jonas, M. Pilhofer
Research Projects (for all Master Majors)
Research projects neither accepted nor registered nor approved will not be credited.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-1801-00LResearch Project I Information Restricted registration - show details O15 credits34ALecturers
551-1801-01LResearch Project II Information Restricted registration - show details O15 credits34ALecturers
GESS Science in Perspective
» see Science in Perspective: Type A: Enhancement of Reflection Capability
» Recommended Science in Perspective (Type B) for D-BIOL
» see Science in Perspective: Language Courses ETH/UZH
Master's Thesis
A Master's thesis neither accepted nor registered nor approved will not be credited.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-1800-00LMaster's Thesis Information Restricted registration - show details
Only students who fulfill the following criteria are allowed to begin with their master thesis:
a. successful completion of the bachelor programme;
b. fulfilling of any additional requirements necessary to gain admission to the master programme;
c. have acquired at least 30 credits in the category "research projects".
O30 credits64DLecturers
Master's Examination
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
551-1800-01LMaster's Examination Restricted registration - show details
Only students who fulfill the following criteria are allowed to begin with their master thesis:
a. successful completion of the bachelor programme;
b. fulfilling of any additional requirements necessary to gain admission to the master programme.
O4 creditsLecturers