Information from GAUSS & GAUSS Career Service

Call for course registrations – May 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 or will be switched from presence to online at short notice. We hope for your understanding.

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

The registration for methods and professional skills courses held in May 2021 will be open from 1 March 2021.Logo_GAUSS&GGNB You can register online via Stud.IP for courses taking place in May from 1-20 March; the slots will be allocated on 25 March.

Please check carefully for scheduling conflicts. Registration after 20 March 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 March. From 1 April 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 our offices, not to the course instructors.

For a full list of courses scheduled for the summer semester 2021 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_SoSe2021

Note: By signing up you agree (1) to frequently check your student e-mail account, as all information on courses will exclusively be sent to that account; (2) that your name and e-mail address may be forwarded to the course instructor(s) for communication before and after the course.

Important: Active participation in online (skills) courses is prerequisite to collect the respective credits.
Active participation with the camera running is set as a prerequisite for course participation. Participants who expect technical problems should contact us in advance so that we can find a solution.

Professional Skills Courses:

Trainer UniVZ
ID Title of Course Credits Date Status Recommended for (early/middle/late PhD)
Industry Excursion, online 340278 X 08 Coherent, Göttingen no
14 Apr 2021
5 free slots!
Registration via email to
Bucher, Gregor 340471 GS 08_1 Good Scientific Practice for Biologists 0.5 5 May 2021 ONLINE early
Merkelbach, Matthias 340192 S 51 Tailor-made job applications 1.0 6-7 May 2021 ONLINE late
Bucher, Gregor 340308 GS 08_2 Good Scientific Practice for Biologists 0.5 7 May 2021 ONLINE early
Schilling, Gaby 340110 S 55 What to do with a PhD 0.5 18 May 2021 ONLINE early+middle
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:

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

Regarding COVID-19, courses could be cancelled or will be switched from presence to online at short notice. Credits can only be collected by active participation (see above).

Department/Group Supervisor(s) UniVZ
ID Title of Course Credits Status Date
Cell Biology & Microbiology, Imaging
Jakobs, Stefan Daniel Jans 340459 A 260 STED nanoscopy and immunolabeling 1.0 tba 4-5 May 2021
Mitkovski, Mišo Mišo Mitkovski 340066 A 098 Introduction to image processing in biology with ImageJ and FIJI 1.5 ONLINE 19-21 May 2021
Roos, Christian Liye Zhang 340322 A 221 Tracing demographic histories from NGS data 1.0 tba 10-11 May 2021
Roos, Christian Liye Zhang 340323 A 222 Tracing selective sweeps in NGS data 1.0 tba 17-18 May 2021
Enderlein, Jörg, Tsukanov, Roman Nazar Oleksiievets 340406 A 244 Super-resolution microscopy with DNA-PAINT and STORM 1.0 tba 20-21 May 2021
Steinem, Claudia, Conrad, Heike 340496 A 276 Hertha Sponer College Lecture Series 0.5 ONLINE start: 13 Apr 2021

biweekly on Tuesdays

Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience, Electrophysiology
Nave, Klaus-Armin Möbius, Wiebke 340328 A 228 A practical introduction into electron microscopy 1.0 tba 31 May-1 June 2021
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 tba start: 16 Apr 2021
Fridays, Registration via
Gail, Alexander Drolet, Matthis 340043 A 073 Introduction to Matlab in Systems Neuroscience 1.0 ONLINE Apr / May  2021
Treue, Stefan / Gail, Alexander Treue, Stefan / Gail, Alexander 340231 A 168 Visual psychophysics – From theory to experiment 1.0 ONLINE Apr 2021
Focke, Niels van de Velden, Daniel 340494 A 274 Matlab for Neuroscientists 1.0 tba start: 7 May 2021,
10 dates
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Gollisch, Tim Yunus Can Erol, Juan Diego Prieto Ramirez, Sören Zapp,  Steffen Krüppel 340455 A 258 Introduction to neural data analysis with Python 1.5 tba 10-12 May 2021