Graham Dow: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2021

Name Dr. Graham Dow
DepartmentEnvironmental Systems Science

551-0205-00LChallenges in Plant Sciences Information
Number of participants limited to 40.
2 credits2KS. C. Zeeman, G. Dow, M. Paschke, B. Pfister, further lecturers
AbstractThe colloquium “Challenges in Plant Sciences” is a core class of the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center's PhD program and the MSc module. The colloquium introduces participants to the broad spectrum of plant sciences within the network. The course offers the opportunity to approach interdisciplinary topics in the field of plant sciences.
ObjectiveObjectives of the colloquium are:

Introduction to resecent research in all fields of plant sciences
Working in interdisciplinary teams on the topics
Developing presentation and discussion skills
ContentThe topics encompass integrated knowledge on current plant research, ranging from the molecular level to the ecosystem level, and from basic to applied science while making use of the synergies between the different research groups within the PSC.
More information on the content:
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesassessed
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesassessed
Social CompetenciesCommunicationassessed
Cooperation and Teamworkfostered
Personal CompetenciesSelf-direction and Self-management fostered