Information from GAUSS & GAUSS Career Service

Call for course registrations – December 2019

The registration for methods and skills courses held in December 2019 will be open from 1 October.Logo_GAUSS&GGNB You can register for courses taking place in December from 1-20 October; the slots will be allocated on 25 October. Please check carefully for scheduling conflicts. Registration after the 20 October is not possible, please do not contact the course instructors. All communication regarding the courses should be via the GAUSS or GGNB Office. In case you have registered but then need to cancel a course, you can still do so in StudIP before the end of October. From 1 November your participation will be binding and cancellation is only possible with a statement by your supervisor or your doctor’s attestation via an email to the office, not to the course instructors.

For a full list of courses scheduled for the winter semester 2019/20 please go to UniVZthe data are due to changes and therefore preliminary!

A detailed description on how to register for a course can be found here: Courses_Instructions_WiSe_2019-20

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)
Dobbelstein, Matthias 340381 S 77 Seminar on Good Scientific Practice for Molecular Medicine PhD students 0.5 12 Dec 2019 early
Merkelbach, Matthias 340192 S 51 Tailor-made job applications: How to apply for a job and be hired 1.0 9-10 Dec 2019 late
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:


Methods courses:

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

Department/Group Supervisor(s) UniVZ ID Title of Course Credits Date
Ischebeck, Till 340243 A 198 Metabolite profiling (GC-MS) 1.0 2-3 Dec 2019
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Cramer, Patrick 340316 A 214 Lecture Series “Genome Science I” 0.5 Nov 2019-Mar 2020
Developmental Biology, Anatomy & Histology
Bucher, Gregor 340083 A 145 Orthologs and Paralogs – how they evolve and how to distinguish them 0.5 6 Dec 2019
Structural Biology
Stark, Holger Niels Fischer 340378 A 225 Single particle cryo-EM of macromolecular complexes and cellular electron tomography 2.5 9-13 Dec 2019
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Stephens, Dwayne / Mettin, Robert Stephens, Dwayne / Mettin, Robert 340439 A 251 Introduction to COMSOL 1.0 2-3 Dec 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

More Courses on Laboratory Animal Science will follow in 2020, dates will hopefully be available with the next newsletter.