Block courses spring semester

(core elective modules - "Wahlpflichtgruppe 2")

Contents of the spring semester block courses (optional core modules)
(courses run from 13:00 Tuesday through to 17:00 Friday) 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 catalogue. 

Block courses spring semester (optional core modules)
Online registration – registration time frame FS22:  18. December 2021 – 8. January 2022

The final allocation will be available from 8. February 2022 under "Allocation"  block course allocation

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

Semester week (calendar week 8-22)

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 326

Experimental Developmental Biology

BIO 328

BIO 329

BIO 204

Applied Human Evolution

BIO 206

Modelling Cultural Evolution

BIO 209
Discovering Statistics using R

BIO 211
Primate Behaviour - Empirical Research

BIO 244

Signal Transduction and Cancer

BIO 221

Flowers and Pollinators

BIO 265
Evolution and paleobiology of plants

BIO 289 

Mechanisms of Plant-Microbe Interactions


Functional assessment of human spinal cord injury

BIO 245

Cell Signalling

BIO 287 

Plant Cell Wall Development

BIO 330

Modelling in Biology

BIO 262

Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates

BIO 247
Cellular Response to Genotoxic Stress

BIO 374

Virology: Biology of Virus Infection and Evolution

BIO 334

Practical Bioinformatics

BIO 292

Human and Veterinary Medical Bacteriology

BIO 268
Paleontological Field Work

BIO 375

Applied Methods in Wildlife Management and Tracking

BIO 363
Diversität der Tetrapoden

BIO 311

Population Ecology

BIO 288
Mechanisms of Plant Disease Resistance against fungal pathogens

BME 302

Systems Neurobiology

BIO 413
Genome Modification in the Mouse

BIO 339

Plant Adaptation

BIO 290

Aquatic Microbial Ecology

BME 326
Evolution of Bacterial Pathogens

BIO 442
Evolutionary Medicine: Health and Disease in Modern Humans

BIO 407

Practical Microscopy

BIO 365

Ecological Networks

BME 328

Prostate Cancer - from bench to bedside

BIO 446

Applied RNA Biology

BME 325

Xenobiotic Metabolism – Toxicological Aspects

BIO 431

Cell Death, Inflammation and Immunity

BME 352

Auditory Biomechanics

BME 306

Experimental Human Studies

BME 353

Human Brain Activity and the Mind

BME 305

Methods in Exp. and Clinical Pharmacology

BME 360

Regulation of Gene Expression in Cancer

BME 331

Multiplexed Imaging

BME 357

Diseases at the Human Animal Interface

BME 329

Developing New Medicines - Introduction

BCH 308

Experimental Biochemistry

BME 354

Forensic Toxicology

BME 361

Randomised Trials

BME 332

Metabolic Medicine


BME 356

Molecular Endocrinology and Metabolism

BME 363

Gene Therapy from Bench to Bedside

BCH 309

Experimental Biochemistry



BME 366

Medical Immunology



Block courses during the lecture free time:

BIO 304 Flora of Switzerland (13.06.-01.07.2022)

BIO 380 Kalahari Field Course. Becoming a (Field) Biologist (July/August 2022)

BME 351 Biomedical Data Mining (June 2022)


1) every second year (even years), 2) every second year (odd years)