551-0344-00L  Plant-Microbe Interactions

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersH.‑M. Fischer, J. Vorholt-Zambelli
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 10.

The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.


551-0344-00 GPlant-Microbe Interactions
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
Block course in the 3rd quarter of the spring semester.
100s hrs
Tue12:45-16:30HCI F 433 »
Wed07:45-16:30HCI F 433 »
Thu07:45-16:30HCI F 433 »
Fri07:45-16:30HCI F 433 »
H.‑M. Fischer, J. Vorholt-Zambelli

Catalogue data

AbstractLab course. In small groups projects of relevance to current research questions in the field of plant-microbe interactions are addressed.
ObjectiveIntroduction to relevant subjects of the biology of plant-associated microorganisms. Training in practical work in a research laboratory. Exposure to current research topics in the field of plant-microbe interactions. Scientific writing in form of a research report.
ContentResearch project on plant-associated microorganisms (i.e. Bradyrhizobium, Methylobacterium, Sphingomonas). The techniques used will depend on the project, e.g. PCR, cloning, community analysis, plant inoculation experiments, phenotypic analysis, plant transformation, (fluorescence) microscopy, monitoring gene expression
Lecture notesnone
LiteratureWill be provided for each of the projects at the beginning of the course.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersJ. Vorholt-Zambelli
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationExaminations are in German or English.
Es wird nur der hauptverantwortliche Examinator aufgeführt. Weitere Examinatoren: Die oben aufgeführten Dozierenden.

Learning materials

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GeneralPermission from lecturers required for all students

Offered in

Biology BachelorBlock Courses in 3rd Quarter of the SemesterWInformation