Plant Acclimation (S, 3.0 LP)
|SWS||Type||Course Form||CP (Effort)||Presence-Time / Self-Study|
|-||S||Reading course||3.0 CP||18 h||72 h|
|(S)||3.0 CP||18 h||72 h|
|CP, Effort||3.0 CP = 90 h|
|Position of the semester||1 Sem. in SuSe|
|Level|| Master (Entry Level)|
|Area of study||[BIO-BTE] Molecular Biotechnology and Systems Biology|
Possible Study achievement
- Verification of study performance: continuous and active participation in the courses
- Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.
− Schedule and content:
- Day 1: Introduction into the topic: the challenge of global warming and the concept of the Transregio SFB research consortium “Green Hub” at the TU KL (Jun. Prof. F. Willmund)
- Day 2: Concepts of homeostasis (Jun.-Prof. T. Mühlhaus)
- Day 3: Carbohydrate homeostasis (Prof. E. Neuhaus)
- Day 4: Energy balances during acclimation (Dr. T. Möhlmann)
- Day 5: Protein homeostasis (Prof. M. Schroda)
- Day 6: Transcriptional and translational regulation (Jun. Prof. F. Willmund)
- Day 7: Cell biology (Dr. Scheuring)
- Day 8: Time for preparation of the seminars
- Day 9: Student presentations
Competencies / intended learning achievements
− Understanding the different levels of plant acclimation to abiotic changes of environmental conditions.
− Background information about an interdisciplinary research consortium, reading and interpreting current research papers and reviews about this topic and discussion of how to address plant acclimation by Systems Biology approaches.
☐Methodological competence: ---
− Learning to discuss scientific issues with other students and the teacher and explaining complex concepts.
− Learning to simplify complicated topics and ideas and to identify their key aspects.
− Acquirement of scientific knowledge by self-responsible reading of English research literature, and identifying points that require further explanation.
− Critical evaluation of current research data.
Intended Learning Outcomes:
On successfully completing the module students will be able to…
− improve their knowledge in the field of Plant Physiology, Systems Biology and Plant Biochemistry.
− read and understand specialist English literature (research papers and reviews).
− summarize and discuss orally research papers.