Information from the GAUSS office

Call for course registrations – August

The registration for methods and skills courses held in August 2018 will be open from 1 June. You can register for courses taking place in August from 1-20 June; the slots will be allocated on 25June. Please check carefully for scheduling conflicts. In case you have registered but then need to cancel a course, you can still do so before the end of June. From 1 July your participation will be binding and cancellation is only possible with a statement by your supervisor or your doctor’s attestation.

For a full list of courses scheduled for the summer semester 2018 please go to UniVZ.

A detailed description on how to register for a course can be found here: GGNB_GAUSS_Courses_Instructions_2018

Skills courses:

Trainer UniVZ ID Title of Course Credits Date Recommended for  (early/middle/late PhD)
Penkner, Anna; Pommerening, Renate 340150 S 44_1 Adobe Illustrator Beginners’ Course 0.5 20 Aug 2018  allTimes
Penkner, Anna; Pommerening, Renate 340151 S 44_2 Adobe Illustrator Beginners’ Course 0.5 21 Aug 2018  allTimes
Bradler, Sven 340335 S 74 Seminar on Good Scientific Practice 0.5 06 Aug 2018  early
Bucher, Gregor 340308 GS 08 Good Scientific Practice for Biologists 0.5 24 Aug 2018  early

Courses on teaching skills/didactics: the Hochschuldidaktik team offers courses both in English and German:

ZESS courses:


Methods courses:

Department/Group Supervisor(s) UniVZ ID Title of Course Credits Date
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Fischer, André Stefan Irniger, Cemil Kerimoglu, Sakib Sadman 340218 A 084 Chromatin-immunoprecipitation and epigenomic gene-profiling in the adult brain 1.0 27-29 Aug 2018
Cramer, Patrick et al. Cramer, Patrick et al. 340316 A 214 Genome Science Lecture Series 1.0 Fridays
Cell Biology & Microbiology, Imaging
Großhans, Jörg Deqing Kong 340163 A 124 Live imaging and laser ablation 1.0 13-14 Aug 2018
Zimmermann, Wolfram-Hubertus Norman Liaw / Meyer / Tiburcy 340342 A 236 Construction and Phenotyping of Engineered Heart Muscle tba
Developmental Biology, Anatomy & Histology
Stadelmann-Nessler, Christine Katja Schulz 340033 A 060 Non-radioactive in situ hybridization  1.0 tba
Stadelmann-Nessler, Christine Stadelmann-Nessler, Christine 340345 A 237 Pathology of human neurodegenerative diseases, e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, ALS 0.0 tba
Stadelmann-Nessler, Christine Stadelmann-Nessler, Christine 340346 A 238 Pathology of multiple sclerosis and related disorders 0.0 tba
Wilting, Jörg Ch. Zelent 340341 A 235 Transmission electron microscopy 3.0 tba
Gärtner, Jutta Susann Diegmann, Annika Wolf 340339 A 233 Next Generation Sequencing to identify the disease gene in unclear neurogenetic disorders 1.0 13-14 Aug 2018
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Grubmüller, Helmut / Schmidt, Christoph F. Grubmüller, Helmut / Schmidt, Christoph F. 340166 A 025 Current Topics in Biophysics – Lecture Series  1.0 Fridays


Laboratory Animal Science:

Courses are offered by the UMG. To register, please contact Dr. Monique Silter ( The fees for the course have to be covered by the department of the participant.

Theoretical part: online course. The passing of a written exam is prerequisite for participation in the practical part.

Practical part:

18-22 Jun 2018          Modules 1-6

17-21 Sep 2018         Modules 1-6

22-26 Oct 2018          Modules 1-6

26-30 Nov 2018         Modules 1-6