Block courses UZH fall semester

(core elective modules - "Wahlpflichtgruppe 2")

You will find the content, time, venue, type of learning outcome examination, and the participating lecturers for the individual block courses in the annotated course catalog. 

Block courses fall semester (optional core modules)
Online registration between 26 July and 13 August 2021.

Person to contact with questions about the block courses: (Academic support office)

Temporary plan (changes are still possible)

4 weeks
(Tue. 1 pm until Fri. 5 pm)

4 weeks
(Tue. 1 pm until Fri. 5 pm)

4 weeks
(Tue. 1 pm until Fri. 5 pm)

4 weeks
(Tue. 1 pm until Fri. 5 pm)

1. quarter 2. quarter 3.quarter 4. quarter

BIO 309

Aquatic Ecology

BIO 323

Modern Genetics and Genomics

BIO 210

Human Behavioural Ecology and Cultural Evolution

BIO 220

Linear models in R: from LM to GLMM

BIO 351

Principles of Evolution: Theory

BIO 352

Principles of Evolution: Practice

BIO 250

Targeting tumorigenic pathways in childhood brain cancers

BIO 235

Plants and People – Evolution and Domestication of Crops

BIO 205

Evolutionary genetics and genomics of humans and other primates

BIO 232

Herbivore-Plant Interactions

BIO 258

Cancer, Immunotherapy, and Inflammation Research

BIO 246

Genome Instability and Molecular Cancer Research

BIO 226

Introduction to ecological genomics and molecular adaptation

BIO 286

Plant Sensing

BIO 263

Marine Megafauna and Deep Time

BIO 267

Paleobiology and Evolution of Vertebrates

BIO 227

Biogeography and Biodiversity

BIO 320

Sleep and wake regulation

BIO 264

Paleobiology and Evolution of Invertebrates

BIO 282

Methods in Molecular Plant Biology

BIO 230

Cancer Stem/Propagating Cells and their Microenvironment

BIO 409

Veterinary Medicine: comparative morphology and pathophysiology

BIO 299

Veterinary and wild animal parasitology

BIO 310

Insect Reproduction

BIO 253

Research cycle in genomics

BIO 430


BIO 314

Plant Epigenetics

BIO 322

Cell Biology of Viral Infections

BIO 268

Paleontological Field Work

BIO 434

Electrophysiological Recording Techniques

BIO 317

Advanced methods in genomic and cellular manipulation

BIO 325

Systems dynamics in cell and developmental biology

BIO 284

Systemic Microbiology

BIO 455

Quantitative Life Sciences

BIO 321

Microscopy in Cell and Developmental Biology

BIO 387

Sociobiology in Animals

BIO 285

Genetic and Epigenetic Control of Plant Development

BME 308

Human Molecular Genetics

BIO 327

Neuroscience Communication Course

BIO 397

Applied machine learning

BIO 294

Bioinformatics for comparative and evolutionary genomics

BME 319

Prospects of molecular diagnostics in pediatrics

BIO 373

Next Generation Sequencing for Evolutionary Functional Genomics

BIO 440

Evolutionary Medicine: Ancient pathogens and pathologies

BIO 319

Targeting cell migration control in invasive brain tumors

BME 343

Tissue engineering of muscle and bones

BIO 392

Bioinformatics of Molecular Sequence Variations

BME 304

Vital Functions: Measurements on the Human Body

BIO 372

Virology: Methods in Molecular Biology, Pathogenesis, and Control of Human Viruses

BME 358

Animal disease models in modern biomedical research

BME 307

Brain Disorders

BME 346

Tissue Engineering of the Skin

BIO 439

Current topics in immunology



BME 310

Research methods for studies on human health and disease

BME 347

Space Life Sciences and Gravitational Biology

BME 303

Diseases of autonomous systems



BME 323

Brain Disorders

BME 355

Pain - Mechanisms and clinical presentations

BME 312

Epigenetics and Disease


BME 336

Muscle and Bone Bioengineering

BME 365

Cellular Modelling of Neuropsychiatry

BME 330

Quantitative Biomedicine


BME 362

Pediatric Immunology