Information from GAUSS & GAUSS Career Service

Call for course registrations – February 2021

Information regarding methods and professional skills courses in times of the COVID-19 pandemic:

Since none of us can foresee the further developments of the pandemic and evaluate the future situation, it is quite possible that courses have to be cancelled at short notice. We hope for your understanding.

Please check the updated overviews of Methods and Professional Skills courses.

Registration for methods and professional skills courses held in February 2021 will be open from 1 December.Logo_GAUSS&GGNB You can register online via Stud.IP for courses taking place in February from 1-17 December; the slots will be allocated on 22 December.

Please check carefully for scheduling conflicts. Registration after 17 December 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 Stud.IP before the end of December. From 1 January 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 2020/21 please go to UniVZthe data are due to changes and therefore preliminary!

A detailed description on how to register for a course via Stud.IP can be found here: Courses_Instructions_WiSe2020/21

Note: For communication with the course instructor(s) before and after the course your name and e-mail address may be forwarded.

Professional Skills Courses:

Trainer UniVZ


ID Title of Course Credits Date Status Recommended for (early/middle/late PhD)
Pommerening, Renate 340150 S 44_1 Adobe Illustrator Beginners’ Course 0.5 03 Feb 2021 PRESENCE allTimes
Pommerening, Renate 340151 S 44_2 Adobe Illustrator Beginners’ Course 0.5 04 Feb 2021 PRESENCE allTimes
Pommerening, Renate 340496 S 44_3 Adobe Illustrator Beginners’ Course 0.5 05 Feb 2021 PRESENCE allTimes
Enke, Neela 340477 GS 18 Navigating difficult seas: professional communication, conflict management and negotiation 1.0 9 Feb and
18-19 Feb 2020
(3 half-days)
ONLINE allTimes
Industry Excursions 340244 X 20 Merck, Darmstadt 0.5 12 Feb 2021 ONLINE allTimes
Courses on teaching skills/didactics: the Hochschuldidaktik team offers courses both in English and German:
German Language Courses: see announcements in GAUSS Newsletters
ZESS courses (skills, languages):


Methods Courses:

Regarding COVID-19, courses could be cancelled at short notice.

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

Department/Group Supervisor(s) UniVZ


ID Title of Course Credits Status Date
Molecular Biology & Genetics
de Vries, Jan 340462 A 262 Gene Family Analysis 1.0 ONLINE Feb 2021
Cell Biology & Microbiology, Imaging
Enderlein, Jörg Hongje Jang 340506 A 255_3 Sample preparation and image analysis for 3D fluorescence microscopy of living cells 1.5 ONLINE 1-3 Feb 2021
Structural Biology
Stark, Holger Niels Fischer 340378 A 225 Single particle cryo-EM of macromolecular complexes and cellular electron tomography 2.5 PRESENCE Feb 2021


Laboratory Animal Courses

(offered by the UMG)

The theoretical part can be performed at any time via an online e-learning course, and the passing of a written exam is prerequisite for participation in the practical part.

Scheduled dates 2021 – practical modules (subject to change):

Practical part (Modules 1-6):
08-12 Feb 2021 06-07 Jul 2021
09-11 Mar 2021 07-09 Sep
19-23 Apr 2021 04-08 Oct
04-06 Mai 2021 23-25 Nov
14-18 Jun 2021

To register, please contact Dr. Monique Silter (

The fees for the course have to be covered by the department of the participant.