551-1516-00L  Neuron-Glia Interactions and Myelination in Health and Disease

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersU. Suter
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 15.

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

AbstractThe course provides general basic insights and new perspectives in the development, plasticity and repair of the nervous system. The focus is on molecular, cellular and transgenic approaches, mainly with the mouse as model system.
ObjectiveThrough a combination of practical work with lectures, discussions, project preparations and presentations, the students learn basic principles of neural plasticity and repair in health and disease. The course is linked to ongoing research projects in the lab to provide the participants with insights into current experimental approaches and strategies.