Information from GAUSS & GAUSS Career Service

Call for course registrations – November 2019

The registration for methods and skills courses held in November 2019 will be open from 1 September.Logo_GAUSS&GGNB You can register for courses taking place in November from 1-20 September; the slots will be allocated on 25 September. Please check carefully for scheduling conflicts. Registration after the 20 September 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 September. From 1 October 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)
Language Course 340388 L 17 Scientific English for PhD Students in the Natural Sciences 1.0 Wednesdays

23 Oct – 22 Jan 2019/20

Klein, Thomas 340417 GS 06 BWL für Nicht-Betriebswirte 1.5 4-6 Nov 2019 late
Royon-Weigelt, Anna 340141 S 07 Project management for young scientists. Taking off as a project pilot 0.5 12 Nov 2019 early+middle
Royon-Weigelt, Anna 340101 S 08 Time management in doctoral research. Aligning time and goals 0.5 13 Nov 2019 early+middle
Schilling, Gaby 340110 S 55 What to do with a PhD 0.5 19 Nov 2019 early+middle
Schiller, Alexander 340331 S 61 Negotiation and conflict management 1.0 21-22 Nov 2019 early+middle
Dietz, Gunnar 340242 S 64 Drug Discovery and Project Management in the Pharmaceutical Industry (incl. industry excursion to Dr. Willmar Schwabe GmbH & Co. KG in Durlach) 1.0 excursion: 11 Oct 2019, course: 8 Nov 2019 middle+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
Rehling, Peter Bettina Homberg, Sabine Poerschke 340211 A 163 Native membrane protein complex isolation 0.5 11 Nov 2019
Jahn, Reinhard Angel Perez-Lara, Sonja Pribicevic 340255 A 210 Study of membrane binding proteins involved in exocytosis 1.0 14-15 Nov 2019
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Cramer, Patrick 340316 A 214 Lecture Series “Genome Science I” 0.5 Nov 2019-Mar 2020
Cell Biology & Microbiology, Imaging
Richter-Dennerlein, Ricarda Lavdovskaia, Elena 340415 A 246 Investigating macromolecular complexes by density gradient centrifugation 1.0 7-8 Nov 2019
Pöhlmann, Stefan Michael Winkler, Markus Hoffmann, Heike Hofmann-Winkler 340221 A 171 Viral transduction systems 1.0 12-14 Nov 2019
Developmental Biology, Anatomy & Histology
Stadelmann, Christine Katja Schulz 340033 A 060 Non-radioactive in situ hybridization 1.0 Nov 2019
Uhmann, Anja Uhmann, Anja, Dominik Botermann 340321 A 217 Immunofluorescence staining of murine pituary whole mounts 0.5 7-8 Nov 2019
Uhmann, Anja Uhmann, Anja, Nadine Brandes 340323 A 218 Flow cytometric analysis of freshly isolated keratinocytes of adult mice 1.0 21-22 Nov 2019
Vertebrate Animal Models
Bähr, Mathias Lingor, Paul 340219 A 139 In vitro and in vivo models for Parkinson’s disease research 0.5 27 Nov 2019
Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience, Electrophysiology
Wichmann, Carolin Michalski, Susann 340196 A 149 Basic methods of transmission electron microscopy – from tissue preparation to 3D reconstruction 1.0 12-13 Nov 2019
Brose, Nils Erinn Gideons 340236 A 153 Isolation of synaptic compartments for quantitative biochemical analysis 0.5 22 Nov 2019
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Maaß, Corinna / Karpitschka, Stefan Hansol Jeon,
Babak Vajdi Hokmabad
340014 A 254 Flow measurement techniques in microfluidics 1.0 4-5 Nov 2019
Jeschke , Markus 340422 A 250 Implementing open-source microcontrollers to customize your experiments – an introduction 1.5 11-13 Nov 2019
Beißbarth, Tim / Maksims Fiosins / Posnien, Nico Beißbarth, Tim / Maksims Fiosins / Posnien, Nico 340208 A 157 Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) – Analysis of RNAseq and ChIP-seq data 1.5 19-21 Nov 2019
Friede, Tim Röver, Christian 340061 A 100 Basic statistics for graduate students in the life sciences 1.0 21, 22, 29 Oct
and 5, 15 Nov 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 be set beginning of October 2019