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Call for course registrations – April 2019

Logo_GAUSS&GGNBThe registration for methods and skills courses held in April 2019 will be open from 1 February. You can register for courses taking place in April from 1-20 February; the slots will be allocated on 25 February. 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 February. From 1 March 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 2019 please go to UniVZ.

A detailed description on how to register for a course can be found here: Courses_Instructions_2019

Skills courses:

Check the detailed course descriptions in UniVZ or Stud.IP before signing up as some courses require pre-work or follow-up work or have an unusual duration!

Trainer UniVZ ID Title of Course Credits Date Recommended for (early/middle/late PhD)
Rodnina, Marina 340159 S 24_2 Seminar on Good Scientific Practice 0.5 12 Apr 2019  early
Golin, Simon 340104 S 25 Career Strategies Accompanying the Doctorate 0.5 16 Apr 2019  allTimes
Schiller, Alexander 340298 GS 01 Scientific Communication: Talks, Posters and Papers 1.5 15-17 Apr 2019  early+middle
Scientific English 340388 L 17 Scientific English for PhD Students in the Natural Sciences 1.0 Wednesdays (17 Apr – 3 Jul 2019)  allTimes
Industry Excursions 340206 X 09 Carl Zeiss AG, Göttingen 0.5 12 Feb 2019  late
Industry Excursions 340174 X 16 Evotec, Göttingen 0.5 22 Feb 2019  late
Important: Registration for the two industry excursions in February is only possible until 04.02.!
The Faculties of Chemistry and Physics are offering a course on “Leadership competences”” with the trainer Dr. Sylvie Klein-Franke on 10 and 11 April. In order to register for the course, please write an email to Isabell Trzeciok. Edit (14.02.): This course is already fully booked.

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

German Language Courses (open only for students of certain doctoral programs): see UniVZ

ZESS courses (skills, languages):

Methods courses:

Please keep in mind to evaluate your methods courses directly afterwards.

Department/Group Supervisor(s) UniVZ ID Title of Course Credits Date
Tittmann, Kai Viktor Sautner, Fabian Rabe von Pappenheim 340018 A 064 Principles and methods of protein purification by chromatography 1.0 8-9 Apr 2019
Rehling, Peter Magnus Hartmann 340074 A 053 Blue-native PAGE analysis of membrane protein complexes 1.0 25-26 Apr 2019
Tittmann, Kai Sören Rindfleisch, Viktor Sautner 340077 A 071 Thermodynamic characterization of biomolecular interactions by isothermal titration calorimetry 1.0 15-16 Apr 2019
Rehling, Peter Bettina Homberg, Sabine Poerschke 340211 A 163 Native membrane protein complex isolation 0.5 30 Apr 2019
Rehling, Peter Ridhima Gomkale, Roya Yousefi 340212 A 164 In vitro import into purified mitochondria 1.0 25-26 Apr 2019
Jahn, Reinhard Angel Perez-Lara, Sonja Pribicevic 340255 A 210 Study of membrane binding proteins involved in exocytosis 1.0 25-26 Apr 2019
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Cramer Patrick  – 340316 A 214 Genome Science Lecture Series 1.0 Fridays: Apr to Jun 2019
Cell Biology & Microbiology, Imaging
Mitkovski, Mišo Mišo Mitkovski, Georg Wieser 340066 A 098 Introduction to image processing in biology with ImageJ and FIJI 1.0 11-12 Apr 2019
Frahm, Jens Jost Kollmeier, Jakob Klosowski 340210 A 162 Basic principles of MRI and Real-Time MRI 1.0 15-16 Apr 2019
Braun, Andrea 340363 A 241 Mouse models in experimental dermatology: contact dermatitis 1.5 8-9 Apr 2019
Richter-Dennerlein, Ricarda Lavdovskaia, Elena 340415 A 246 Investigating macromolecular complexes by density gradient centrifugation 1.0 4-5 Apr 2019
Pöhlmann, Stefan Pöhlmann, Stefan 350052 A 160 Molecular Biology of HIV replication and pathogenesis 1.0 Thursdays
Vertebrate Animal Models
Bähr, Mathias Lingor, Paul 340219 A 139 In vitro and in vivo models for Parkinson’s disease research 0.5 10 Apr 2019
Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience, Electrophysiology
Rhee, JeongSeop  – 340038 A 096 Nerve cell culture and patch-clamp recordings from nerve cells 1.0 9-10 Apr 2019
Theoretical, Systems & Behavioral Neuroscience
Gail, Alexander Glaser, Beatrix 340043 A 073 Introduction to Matlab in Systems Neuroscience 1.0 Wed/Fri 17 Apr – 12 Jun 2019
Geisel, Theo / Timme, Marc / Wolf, Fred Geisel, Theo / Timme, Marc / Wolf, Fred 350036 A 022 Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience: Collective Dynamics of Biological Neural Networks II 2.0 Fridays
Structural Biology
Ficner, Ralf Neumann, Piotr 340130 A 103 X-ray crystallography 2.5 1-5 Apr 2019
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Friede, Tim Röver, Christian 340061 A 100 Basic statistics for graduate students in the life sciences 1.0 1+2+9+16+23 Apr 2019
Grubmüller, Helmut / Schmidt, Christoph F. Grubmüller, Helmut / Schmidt, Christoph F. 340166 A 025 Current Topics in Biophysics – Lecture Series 1.0 Fridays
Grubmüller, Helmut / de Groot, Bert Grubmüller, Helmut / de Groot, Bert 340204 A 170 Biomolecular Physics and Simulations 2.0 Mondays
Nietert, Manuel  – 340317 A 215_1 An introduction to reproducible handling of scientific data and concordant analysis using KNIME workflows 0.5 8-9 Apr 2019
Nietert, Manuel  – 340389 A 215_2 An introduction to reproducible handling of scientific data and concordant analysis using KNIME workflows 0.5 1-5 Apr 2019
Beißbarth, Tim Hryhorii Chereda, Maren Sitte 440727 A 176 Introduction to R and RNA-Seq analysis 1.0 10-12 Apr 2019


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 (Modules 1-6):
11-15 Feb 2019 24-28 Jun 2019
4-8 Mar 2019 2-6 Sep 2019
18-22 Mar 2019 23-27 Sep 2019
6-10 May 2019 21-25 Oct 2019
3-7 Jun 2019 25-29 Nov 2019