Information from GAUSS & GAUSS Career Service

Call for course registrations – April 2020

The registration for methods and skills courses held in April 2020 will be open from 1 February.Logo_GAUSS&GGNB 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. Registration after the 20 Februaryis 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 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 via an email to the office, not to the course instructors.

For a full list of courses scheduled for the summer semester 2020 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_SoSe_2020

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 Course ID S: GGNB GS: GAUSS Title of Course Credits Date Recommended for (early/middle/late PhD)
Grubmüller, Helmut 340271 S 24_3 Good Scientific Practice for Physicists and Chemists 0.5 20 Apr 2020
Bucher, Gregor 340471 GS 08_1 Good Scientific Practice for Biologists 0.5 20 Apr 2020
Bucher, Gregor 340308 GS 08_2 Good Scientific Practice for Biologists 0.5 21 Apr 2020
Sinclair, Nadine 340420 S 82 Online course:
Time and Project Management with “Fast ForwardThe Ultimate Productivity System for Researchers”
2.0 start: 27 Apr 2020,

duration: 7 weeks

Zahn, Jonas 340472 GS 13 Thesis Defense Training 1.0 27-28 Apr 2020
Language Course 340388 L 17 Scientific English for PhD Students in the Natural Sciences 1.0 Wednesdays

(15 Apr – 1 Jul 2020)

Rehren, Karl-Henning 535181 Good Scientific Practice
[registration in Stud.IP by 22 Feb 2020, for further info contact the faculty of Physics]
27-28 Feb 2020 [!]
Dobbelstein, Matthias, Oppermann, Martin,

Mayrhofer, Helen

980005 W180 Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten in der Medizin: Aufbaukurs zur Vorbereitung auf eine experimentelle Doktorarbeit
[in German! Min. 4 classes on topics of Good Scientific Practice have to be attended to qualify for the required 0.5 credits. For registration and info e-mail to:]

(15 Apr – 1 Jul 2020)

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 20 Apr 2020
Tittmann, Kai Nora Eulig, Fabian Rabe v. Pappenheim 340018 A 064 Principles and methods of protein purification by chromatography 1.0 6-7 Apr 2020
Tittmann, Kai Sabin Prajapati 340077 A 071 Thermodynamic characterization of biomolecular interactions by isothermal titration calorimetry 1.0 23-24 Apr 2020
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Cramer, Patrick 340316 A 214 Lecture Series “Genome Science” 0.5 Fridays
Cell Biology & Microbiology, Imaging
Mitkovski, Mišo Mišo Mitkovski 340066 A 098 Introduction to image processing in biology with ImageJ and FIJI 1.5 15-17 Apr 2020
Pöhlmann, Stefan Pöhlmann, Stefan 350052 A 160 Molecular Biology of HIV replication and pathogenesis 1.0 Thursdays
Zimmermann, Wolfram-Hubertus Norman Liaw / Jutta Creydt 340342 A 236 Construction and Phenotyping of Engineered Heart Muscle 1.5 1-3 Apr 2020
Richter-Dennerlein, Ricarda Elisa Hanitsch, Franziska Nadler 340415 A 246 Investigating macromolecular complexes by density gradient centrifugation 1.0 2-3 Apr 2020
Enderlein, Jörg, Tsukanov, Roman Nazar Oleksiievets 340406 A 244 Super-resolution microscopy with DNA-PAINT 1.0 7-8 Apr 2020
Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience, Electrophysiology
Rhee, Jeong Seop 340038 A 096 Nerve cell culture and patch-clamp recordings from nerve cells 1.0 16-17 Apr 2020
Theoretical, Systems & Behavioral Neuroscience
Wolf, Fred/ Priesemann, Viola Wolf, Fred/ Priesemann, Viola 350036 A 022 Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience: Collective Dynamics of Biological Neural Networks II 2.0 Fridays
Gail, Alexander Matthis Drolet 340043 A 073 Introduction to Matlab in Systems Neuroscience 1.0 Apr-May 2020 (tba)
Structural Biology
Bennati, Marina Tomas Orlando, Igor Tkach 340055 A 003 EPR-Spectroscopy 1.5 22-24 Apr 2020
Ficner, Ralf Neumann, Piotr 340130 A 103 X-ray crystallography 2.5 20-24 Apr 2020
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Beißbarth, Tim Hryhorii Chereda, Manasa Kalya Purushothama 440727 A 176 Introduction to R and RNA-Seq analysis 1.5 7-9 Apr 2020
Friede, Tim Röver, Christian 340061 A 100 Basic statistics for graduate students in the life sciences 1.0 15. Apr-6. May 2020
Grubmüller, Helmut / de Groot, Bert Grubmüller, Helmut / de Groot, Bert 340204 A 170 Biomolecular Physics and Simulations 2.0 Mondays
Grubmüller, Helmut / Enderlein, Jörg Grubmüller, Helmut / Enderlein, Jörg 340166 A 025 Current Topics in Biophysics – Lecture Series 1.0 Fridays
Stephens, Dwayne Robert Mettin 340439 A 251 Introduction to COMSOL 1.0 14-15 Apr 2020
Maaß, Corinna / Karpitschka, Stefan Hansol Jeon, Oliver Bäumchen, Rodrigo Esteban Catalan 340013 A 253 Microfabrication techniques for Microfluidics 1.0 20-21 Apr 2020
Nietert, Manuel 340389 A 215_2 An introduction to reproducible handling of scientific data and concordant analysis using KNIME workflows 0.5 14-17 Apr 2020


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):
25-29 Nov 2019 22-26 Jun 2020
10-14 Feb 2020 21-25 Sep 2020
23-27 Mar 2020 23-27 Nov 2020