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Course module: B-MEPMI
B-MEPMI
Plant-Microbe Interactions
Course infoSchedule
Course codeB-MEPMI
ECTS Credits3
Category / LevelM (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byFaculty of Science; Graduate School of Life Sciences; Graduate School of Life Sciences;
Contact persondr. P.A.H.M. Bakker
Telephone+31 30 2536861
E-mailP.A.H.M.Bakker@uu.nl
Lecturers
Contactperson for the course
dr. P.A.H.M. Bakker
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Lecturer
dr. R. de Jonge
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Lecturer
prof. dr. C.M.J. Pieterse
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Teaching period
W7A  (11/02/2019 to 22/02/2019)
Teaching period in which the course begins
W7A
Time slot-: Not in use
Study mode
Full-time
Enrolment periodfrom 20/08/2018 up to and including 15/02/2019
Course application processOsiris
Enrolling through OSIRISYes
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesNo
Pre-enrolmentNo
Post-registrationYes
Waiting listYes
Aims
At the end of the course, students should have a profound understanding of: The reviewing process in publishing research papers in high standard international journals. In-depth knowledge on state of the art studies in Plant-Microbe Interactions, focusing on both pathogenic and mutualistic interactions.
 
At the end of the course, students should be able to: Analyze, present and integrate primary literature on plant-microbe interactions.
Content
Plant-microbe interactions will be introduced in a general lecture, highlighting recent developments and the importance of the reviewing process. For a set of recent manuscripts the students will act as reviewers and editors following the format provided by high standard international journals. Editor decisions will be presented and discussed.    
Competencies
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Entry requirements
You must meet the following requirements
  • Enrolled for a degree programme of faculty Faculty of Science
Prerequisite knowledge
Knowledge in Plant Biology, at the level of the relevant courses in the Utrecht University Biology bachelor.
Required materials
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Recommended materials
Handouts
Research manuscripts and reviewer instructions will be distributed in the course
Instructional formats
Group work

Individual

Lecture

Presentation

Tests
Final result
Test weight100
Minimum grade-

Assessment
Review reports, oral presentation, participation in discussion

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