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166.142 Biology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

- to define the essential processes of life and to distinguish them from the abiotic world

- to formulate the storage and flow of information in biological systems and to describe it on a molecular biological level

- to discuss the importance of the life sciences for the field of biotechnology and related disciplines within the era of technology and natural sciences.

 

Subject of course

 

The teaching content consists of the following parts:

What is life?  Evolution: origin of living diversity; Chemical foundations of life and biomolecules; Formal genetics and laws of inheritance; Genetic information; Mutation - change in the genetic program; Reproduction: propagation and transmission of a life program;

Viruses, plasmids and mobile genetic elements; Cytology; Bacteria as simple cells and experimental objects;

Importance and principles of biotechnology and genetic engineering;

Assessment of adverse effects of chemical substances and processes on humans, animals and ecosystems

Teaching methods

Lecture

Discussion and presentation of examples

 

 

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

Exams are currently being held in presence again.

Only in case of a fallback scenario a return to online exams is planned. We will inform about this at short notice if necessary.

 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu11:00 - 13:0006.10.2022 - 15.12.2022EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - UIW Biologie
Fri10:00 - 12:0024.03.2023GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT Prüfung Biology
Fri10:00 - 12:0028.04.2023GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT Prüfung Biology
Fri10:00 - 12:0026.05.2023GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT Prüfung Biology
Fri10:00 - 12:0023.06.2023GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT Prüfung Biology
Biology - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu06.10.202211:00 - 13:00EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - UIW Biologie
Thu13.10.202211:00 - 13:00EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - UIW Biologie
Thu27.10.202211:00 - 13:00EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - UIW Biologie
Thu03.11.202211:00 - 13:00EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - UIW Biologie
Thu10.11.202211:00 - 13:00EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - UIW Biologie
Thu17.11.202211:00 - 13:00EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - UIW Biologie
Thu24.11.202211:00 - 13:00EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - UIW Biologie
Thu15.12.202211:00 - 13:00EI 10 Fritz Paschke HS - UIW Biologie
Fri24.03.202310:00 - 12:00GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT Prüfung Biology
Fri28.04.202310:00 - 12:00GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT Prüfung Biology
Fri26.05.202310:00 - 12:00GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT Prüfung Biology
Fri23.06.202310:00 - 12:00GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT Prüfung Biology

Examination modalities

Written exam at the end of the term or during the following term. Duration of the exam: 120 minutes 

 

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri10:00 - 12:0011.10.2024GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT written11.09.2024 12:00 - 09.10.2024 12:00TISSBiologie Prüfung
Fri10:00 - 12:0008.11.2024GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT written08.10.2024 12:00 - 07.11.2024 12:00TISSBiologie Prüfung
Fri10:00 - 12:0013.12.2024GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT written30.10.2024 07:00 - 27.11.2024 07:00TISSBiologie Prüfung
Fri10:00 - 12:0010.01.2025GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT written10.12.2024 07:00 - 08.01.2025 07:00TISSBiologie Prüfung
Fri10:00 - 12:0021.03.2025GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT written20.02.2025 08:00 - 19.03.2025 08:00TISSPrüfungstermin Biologie
Fri10:00 - 12:0011.04.2025GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT written18.03.2025 08:00 - 16.04.2025 08:00TISSPrüfungstermin Biologie
Fri10:00 - 12:0023.05.2025GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT written23.04.2025 08:00 - 21.05.2025 08:00TISSPrüfungstermin Biologie
Fri10:00 - 12:0020.06.2025GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT written23.04.2025 08:00 - 21.05.2025 08:00TISSPrüfungstermin Biologie
Fri10:00 - 12:0013.06.2025GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT written20.05.2025 08:00 - 18.06.2025 08:00TISSPrüfungstermin Biologie

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
06.10.2022 09:00

Curricula

Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 266 Environmental Engineering Mandatory3. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 453 Biomedical Engineering Mandatory
423 Subject: Chemistry Mandatory

Literature

Slides of this course are available (download in TUWEL).

Campbell/Reece/Simon: Essential Biology with Physiology. 2nd ed., Pearson Intl 2007

Previous knowledge

Will be held in English language

Language

English