551-1300-00L  Cause and Consequences of Unstable Genomes

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2021
DozierendeM. Jagannathan, Y. Barral, C. Beyer, K. Bomblies, R. Kroschewski, G. Neurohr
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
KommentarNumber of participants limited to 14.

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

General safety regulations for all block courses:
-Whenever possible the distance rules have to be respected
-All students have to wear masks throughout the course. Please keep reserve masks ready. Surgical masks (IIR) or medical grade masks (FFP2) without a valve are permitted. Community masks (fabric masks) are not allowed.
-The installation and activation of the Swiss Covid-App is highly encouraged
-Any additional rules for individual courses have to be respected
-Students showing any COVID-19 symptoms are not allowed to enter ETH buildings and have to inform the course responsible

KurzbeschreibungThe course will introduce students to key concepts and laboratory research within the broad field of "Genome stability".
LernzielStudents will learn to design, apply and evaluate current research strategies in a wide range of modern research areas encompassing the broad field of "Genome stability".
InhaltThe course will consist of lectures, practical laboratory work in small groups, informal progress report sessions, and the presentation of laboratory work. Lectures will expose students to key concepts and techniques in the field. Students will team into small groups and work in one laboratory for the duration of the course. Students will meet regularly for informal "progress report" discussions of their projects. Student performance will be assessed based on the quality of their practical work, a written exam on frontal lecture material, and a presentation of their practical work.
LiteraturDocumentation and recommended literature in the form of review articles and selected primary literature will be provided during the course.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThis course will be taught in English.