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Biology courses (BIO)

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BACHELOR 2. + 4. Semester

Online course     Title VVZ Category Realisation
BIO121 Evolution und Biodiversität II: Wirbeltiere und Pflanzen VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
BIO122 Verhaltensbiologie VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
BIO123 Quantitative und Molekulare Systembiologie VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
BIO124 Einführung in die Ethik und Theorie der Biologie VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
BIO125 Development of Multicellular Systems VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
BIO141 Ecology and Biodiversity VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
BIO142 Entwicklungsbiologie VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
BIO143 Neurobiologie VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with recordings no livestream
BIO144 Datenanalyse in der Biologie VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
BIO200 BUSS - Biology Undergraduate Summer School VVZ Summer School  
BIO398 Ethics in Biological Research VVZ Lecture  
Higher semesters 
BIO148 Introduction to Paleontology VVZ Vorlesung mit integrierter Übung  
BIO204 Applied Human Evolution VVZ Block Course  
BIO206 Modelling cultural evolution: Introduction to mixed-effects models, network analysis and agent-based simulations VVZ Block Course  
BIO209 Discovering Statistics using R VVZ Block Course  
BIO211 Primate Behavior - Empirical Research VVZ Block Course  
BIO212 Human Evolutionary Genetics: Origins, Peoples and Disease VVZ Course  
BIO216 Primate origins of human sociality, cognition, and mind VVZ Course On-site lectures with recordings
BIO217 Advanced Topics in Biological Anthropology VVZ Course  
BIO218 Ethical Aspects of Biological Research on Humans VVZ Course  
BIO219 Biomedical Imaging and Scientific Visualization VVZ Course  
BIO221 Flowers and Pollinators VVZ Block Course  
BIO223 Course Evolutionary Biology Orchid and flower biology excursion VVZ Field Trip  
BIO231 Ethnobotany VVZ Course  
BIO234 Diversity and Evolution of Succulent Plants VVZ Course  
BIO236 Botanical Half day Excursions VVZ Field Trip  
BIO239 Organisms of the tidal coast: Algae and invertebrates VVZ Block Course  
BIO240 Habitat mapping (applied botany) VVZ Field Trip  
BIO244 Signal transduction and cancer VVZ Block Course  
BIO245 Cell Signaling VVZ Block Course  
BIO247 Cellular Response to Genotoxic Stress VVZ Block Course  
BIO248 Functional Assessment of Human Spinal Cord Injury VVZ Block Course  
BIO249 Research Internship in Quantitative and Systems Biology VVZ Practical Training  
BIO254 Functional Genomics VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO259 Research Internship in Molecular and Cellular Biology VVZ Other  
BIO262 Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates - Issues and Methods VVZ Block Course  
BIO265 Evolution and Paleobiology of Plants VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO268 Paleontological Fieldwork VVZ Block Course  
BIO269 Research Internship in Paleontology VVZ Research Internship in Paleontology  
BIO274 Mass extinctions, macroevolution and macroecology through the Phanerozoic VVZ Course  
BIO279 Paleontological Excursions (on weekends) VVZ Field Trip  
BIO287 Plant cell wall development VVZ Block Course  
BIO288 Mechanisms of plant disease resistance against fungal pathogens VVZ Block Course  
BIO289 Mechanisms of Plant-Microbe Interactions VVZ

Block Course

 
BIO290 Aquatic microbial ecology VVZ Block Course  
BIO292 Human and veterinary medical Bacteriology VVZ Block Course  
BIO295 Agroecology, Food Security & Sustainable Production VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with  recordings
BIO298 Arthropods (insects and ticks) of (veterinary)medical importance VVZ Course  
BIO300 Systematics of flowering plants VVZ Block Course  
BIO301 Vascular plants of the Plateau and Jura VVZ Exercise Group  
BIO304 Flora of Switzerland VVZ Block Course  
BIO311 Population Ecology VVZ Block Course  
BIO312 Species Conservation and Management VVZ Course  
BIO315 Research Internship in Plant Biology VVZ Practical Training  
BIO316 Reserach Internship in Microbiology VVZ Practical Training  
BIO326 Experimental Developmental Biology VVZ Block Course  
BIO328 Neurobiology VVZ Block Course  
BIO329 Ecology VVZ Block Course  
BIO330 Modelling in Biology VVZ Block Course  
BIO334 Practical Bioinformatics VVZ Block Course  
BIO338 Introduction to Scientific Writing VVZ Other  
BIO339 Plant Adaptation VVZ Block Course  
BIO341 Field course in Evolutionary Biology of Marine Mammals Shark Bay, Western Australia VVZ Field Trip  
BIO342 Comparative Behavioural Neuroscience VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with  recordings
BIO347 Concepts in Developmental Biology: From Cells to Animals VVZ Course  
BIO349 Behavioral Endocrinology VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO353 Animal Behaviour Field Studies VVZ Block Course  
BIO354 Zoo Biology VZZ Course On-site lectures (lectures will not be recorded)
BIO355 Practical in Zoo Biology VVZ Practical Training  
BIO356 Research Internship in Developmental Biology and Genetics VVZ Practical Training  
BIO357 Research Internship in Ecology VVZ Practical Training  
BIO358 Research Internship in Animal Behaviour VVZ Practical Training  
BIO360 Topics in Neurogenetics VVZ Course  
BIO364 The Physics of Life VVZ Course  
BIO365 Ecological Networks VVZ Block Course  
BIO366 Topics in Evolutionary Genetics and Computational Biology VVZ Seminar  
BIO367 Science Photography VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO368 Scientific Information Literacy VVZ Course  
BIO370 Introduction to Invertebrate Identification VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO374 Virology: Biology of Virus Infection and Evolution VVZ Block Course  
BIO375 Applied Methods in Wildlife Management and Conservation VVZ Block Course  
BIO378 Research Internship in Evolutionary Biology and Systematics VVZ Practical Training  
BIO380 Kalahari Field course: Becoming a (field) biologist! VVZ Block Course  
BIO381 Research Internship Immunology VVZ Practical Training  
BIO382 Research internship in Virology VVZ Practical Training  
BIO383 Research Internship in Neurobiology VVZ Practical Training  
BIO388 Human Genetics VVZ Course  
BIO389 Clinical Neuroscience VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO391 Seminar Biologie und Philosophie: Joint Action: From motor control to shared intentionality VVZ Seminar  
BIO394 Interdisciplinary Research Methods In Computational Biology VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO398 Ethics in Biological Research VVZ Course  
BIO407 Practical Microscopy VVZ Block Course  
BIO412 Introductory Course in laboratory Animal Science VVZ Exercise Group  
BIO413 Genome modification in the mouse VVZ Block Course  
BIO431 Cell Death, Inflammation and Imm VVZ Block Course  
BIO433 Biology of Cancer Treatment: Old and Novel Therapeutic Strategies VVZ Course  
BIO442 Evolutionary Medicine: Health and disease in modern humans VVZ Block Course  
BIO446 Applied RNA Methodology VVZ Block Course  
BIO500 Research Projects in Biology VVZ Other  
BIO501 Master Thesis in Molecular and Cellular Biology VVZ Student Work  
BIO503 Master Thesis in Genetics and Development VVZ Student Work  
BIO504 Master Thesis in Microbiology VVZ Student Work  
BIO505 Master Thesis in Plant Sciences VVZ Student Work  
BIO506 Master Thesis in Neurosciences VVZ Student Work  
BIO508 Master Thesis in Anthropology VVZ Student Work  
BIO509 Master Thesis in Animal Behaviour VVZ Student Work  
BIO510 Master Thesis in Ecology VVZ Student Work  
BIO511 Master Thesis in Systematics and Evolution VVZ Student Work  
BIO512 Master Thesis in Paleontology VVZ Student Work  
BIO513 Master Thesis Quantitative Biology and Systems Biology VVZ Student Work  
BIO514 Master Thesis in Virology VVZ Student Work  
BIO515 Master Thesis Immunology VVZ Student Work  
BIO516 Master Thesis Cancer Biology VVZ Student Work  
BIO520 Integrated knowledge in Biology VVZ Examination  
BIO550 Research Internship Anthropology VVZ Other  
BIO551 Anthropological Seminar Series VVZ Colloquium  
BIO552 AIM Symposium VVZ Colloquium  
BIO553 Journal Club in Anthropology VVZ Seminar  
BIO554 Topics in Evolutionary Biology VVZ Course  
BIO571 Paleontological Colloquium VVZ Colloquium  
BIO602 Seminar in Animal Behaviour VVZ Colloquium  
BIO605 Seminar for Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies VVZ Seminar  
BIO606 BEEES Seminar (Behaviour, Ecology, Environment and Evolution Seminar) VVZ Seminar  
BIO607 Current Research in Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics of Natural Populations VVZ Seminar  
BIO611 Colloquium for ongoing advances in infectious cell biology VVZ Seminar  
BIO612 Seminars in Bioinformatics: Methods and Emerging Solutions VVZ Colloquium  
BIO613 Colloquium on own work and related literature VVZ Colloquium  
BIO614 MLS Research Progress Reports VVZ Seminar  
BIO616 Lecture Series in Molecular Life Sciences VVZ Seminar  
BIO617 Principles of biosafety in medical and biological research VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO619 Seminar in Neurosciences VVZ Seminar  
BIO620 Literature Seminar Animal Behvaiour VVZ Seminar  
BIO621 Training in Neuroscience Laboratory Research VVZ Practical Training  
BIO625 Bioacoustics VVZ Seminar  
BIO628 Neuroscience course VVZ Block Course  
BIO630 Research Ethics for Life Scientists VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO631 Current Immunological Research in Zurich VVZ Seminar  
BIO632

Introductory course in flow cytometry:

1/3/2022 - 3/3/2022

VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO632

Introductory course in flow cytometry

14/6/2022 - 16/6/2022

VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO636 Cutting Edge Topics: Immunology and Infection Biology VVZ Seminar  
BIO637 Mass spectrometry-based metabolomics – from theory to practice VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO638 Next Generation Sequencing applied to Metagenomics VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO641 Introduction to Proteomics Data Analysis and Beyond VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO644 Neuroimaging Block Course VVZ Seminar  
BIO645 Crash Course in Statistics for Neuroscientists VVZ Seminar  
BIO646 Ethics for Neuroscientists and Cancer Biologists VVZ Seminar  
BIO647 Writing for Neuroscientists VVZ Seminar  
BIO652 Viruses and hosts VVZ Seminar  
BIO653

Current topics in C. elegans research

VVZ    
BIO657 Colloquium on literature VVZ Colloquium  
BIO661 Science Writing VVZ Seminar  
BIO663 The Impact of Ethics on Doing Science VVZ Seminar  
BIO675 Life Sciences: Transcriptomics RNA-seq course VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO685 Neuroimmunology and MS Research VVZ Seminar  
BIO691 Teaching advanced microscopy for Life Science VVZ Blockkurs  
BIO694 Genetic variation analysis course VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BIO701 Plant Biology Forum VVZ Colloquium  
BIO702 Plant Biology Workshop VVZ Seminar  
BIO704 Group Seminar: Current Research VVZ Seminar  
BIO705 Group Seminar: Current Research VVZ Seminar  
BIO706 Group Seminar Current Research VVZ Seminar  
BIO707 Gruppenseminar aktuelle Forschung Mikrobiologie VVZ Seminar  
BIO708 Gene therapy from bench to bedside - Theory VVZ Exercise Group  
BIO710 Group seminar VVZ Colloquium  
BIO711 Mikrobiologisches Kolloquium für Fortgeschrittene VVZ Colloquium  
BIO712 Limnologisches Kolloquium für Fortgeschrittene VVZ Colloquium  
BIO713 Group Seminar: Research Updates VVZ Seminar  
BIO714 Key literature plant evolution VVZ Seminar  
BIO752 Advanced Seminar VVZ Colloquium  
BIO761 Research Internship in Systematic Botany VVZ Praktikum  
BIO780 Museum Internship VVZ Praktikum  
BIO783 Curatorial Internship in the Zurich Zoo VVZ Praktikum  
BIO784 Evolutionary Genomics Journal Club VVZ Seminar  

 

Biomedicine courses (BME)

 

BACHELOR 2. + 4. Semester

Online course   Title VVZ Category Realisation
BME245 Physiologie und Anatomie II VVZ Course On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
BME246 Biomedicine II VVZ Course On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
BME247 Introduction to histology VVZ Practical Training mandatory part: online self-study; voluntary part: on-site diagnostic exercises (no recordings - no livestream) 
BME248 Basics in Immunology VVZ Lecture On-site lectures no recordings
Higher semesters 
BME300 Research Internship in Biomedicine VVZ Practical Training  
BME302 Systems Neurobiology VVZ Block Course  
BME305 Methods in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacolog VVZ Block Course  
BME306 Experimental human studies VVZ Block Course  
BME318 Clinical epidemiology and quantitative research in health care VVZ Course  
BME320 Forensic Genetics VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with recordings
BME321 Design of Experiments VVZ Exercise Group  
BME325 Xenobiotic metabolism - with special emphasis on toxicological aspect VVZ Block Course  
BME326 Evolution of Bacterial Pathogens VVZ Block Course  
BME327 Current Approaches in Single Cell Analysis VVZ Course  
BME328 Prostate cancer: from bench to bedside VVZ Block Course  
BME329 Developing New Medicines - An Introduction VVZ Block Course  
BME331 Multiplexed Imaging VVZ Block Course  
BME332 Metabolic Medicine VVZ Block Course  
BME335 Regenerative Medicine and Applied Tissue Engineering VVZ Course On-site lectures with recordings
BME351 Biomedical data mining VVZ Block Course  
BME352 Auditory Biomechanics VVZ Block Course  
BME353 Human brain activity and the mind VVZ Block Course  
BME354 Forensic Toxicology VVZ Block Course  
BME356 Molecular Endocrinology and Metabolism VVZ Block Course  
BME357 Diseases at the human animal interface VVZ Block Course  
BME360 The regulation of gene expression in cancer VVZ Block Course  
BME361 Randomised trials – From lab experiments to large preventive trials VVZ Block Course  
BME363 Gene therapy from bench to bedside VVZ Block Course  
BME366 Medical Immunology VVZ Block Course  
BME410 Scientific writing and publishing VVZ Course  
BME500 Master Thesis in Biomedicine VVZ Student Work  
BME520 Integrated knowledge in Biomedicine VVZ Examination  
BME550 Research Project Biomedicine VVZ Practical Training  
BME640 DQBM Research Progress Reports VVZ Seminar  
BME682 Principles of teaching in human physiology VVZ Tutorial  

 

Environmental Science courses (UWW)

 

BACHELOR 2. + 4. Semester
Online course   Title VVZ Category Realisation
UWW114 River and Lakeshore Restoration VVZ Field Trip On-site lectures, excursion
UWW122 Scientific Methods VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with recordings
UWW124 Exploitation of Renewable Resources VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures
UWW133 Ecological Economics and Analysis of Economic Growth VVZ

Seminar

ECTS:2

On-site lectures with recordings
UWW161 Work Placement VVZ Practical Training Individual work
UWW163 Practical Term Paper VVZ Student Work Individual work
UWW164 Event Organisation in the Environmental Field VVZ Practical Training Individual work
UWW174 Sustainability and Society VVZ Course On-site lectures with livestream and recordings
UWW182 Ecosystems and Climate VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises On-site lectures with recordings
UWW183 Conservation Ecology VVZ Course On-site lectures
 
UWW200 Master Thesis VVZ Student Work Individual work
UWW280 Special Topics VVZ Other Various
UWW290 Research Seminar VVZ Seminar Various, more  information.

 

Ecology courses (ECO)

 

Online course  

Title

VVZ

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Realisation

ECO303 Teaching Science at University VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
ECO331 General Linear and Linear Mixed Models in R VVZ Block Course  
ECO336 Gardening Techniques & Field Equipment VVZ Block Course  
ECO340 Ecological Theory Part 2 VVZ Block Course  
ECO345 Online Landscape Genetics Graduate Student Course VVZ Exercise Group  
ECO397 Cutting Edge Research Club VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
ECO398 Interdisciplinary Research in Global Change and Biodiversity VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
ECO401 Zurich Interaction Seminar: Ecology & Evolution VVZ Seminar to be announced

 

Grundlagenfächer (BCH, CHE, MAT, PHY)

 

Online course

Title

VVZ

Category

Realisation

BCH202 Biochemistry II VVZ Course  
BCH210 Biochemistry for students of the Life Sciences VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
BCH215 Practical course in Biochemistry for the Life Sciences VVZ Practical Training  
CHE153 Laboratory Course in Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences VVZ Laboratory Course in Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences  
CHE155 Physical Chemistry II for the Life Sciences VVZ Physical Chemistry II for the Life Sciences  
CHE171 Basic Laboratory Course in Chemistry for the Life Sciences VVZ Basic Laboratory Course in Chemistry for the Life Sciences  
CHE172 Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences VVZ Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences  
MAT183 Stochastics for Natural Sciences VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises

Lecture: on-site lectures with livestream and recordings;

R-Kurs:

recordings;

Exercises Wed:

recordings;

Exercises Fri:

recordings

PHY128 Physics II for Natural Sciences VVZ Lecture with Practical Exercises  
STA120 Introduction to Statistics VVZ Introduction to Statistics  

 

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