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Call for course registrations – November 2021

In times of the COVID-19 pandemic it is quite possible that courses have to be cancelled or will be switched from presence to online at short notice.

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

The registration for methods and professional skills courses held in November 2021 will be open from 1 September 2021.Logo_GAUSS&GGNB

You can register online via Stud.IP 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 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 Stud.IP 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 our offices, not to the course instructors.

For a full list of courses scheduled for the winter semester 2021/22 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_WiSe2021/22

Note: By signing up you agree (1) to frequently check your student e-mail account (studIT 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 & methods) 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)
Sinclair, Nadine 340420 S 82 Time and Project Management with “Fast Forward – The Ultimate Productivity System for Researchers”

7 free slots!! – register via email to

2.0 start: 4 Oct 2021,
duration: 7 weeks
Ulrich, Carmen 340176 S 42 Team work and leadership in academia

4 free slots!! – register via email to

0.5 5 Oct 2021 PRESENCE middle+late
Mirral, Darrin 340498 L 17_2 Scientific English for PhD Students in the Natural Sciences – Advanced Level

4 free slots!! – register via email to

1.0 Wednesdays 18:30-20:00h
(27 Oct 2021 – Feb 2022)
TBA allTimes
Dietz, Gunnar 340242 S 64 Drug Discovery and Project Management in the Pharmaceutical Industry 1.0 22-23 Oct 2021
PRESENCE middle+late
Altenburg, Cornelia 340177 S 43 Networking in the academic context 0.5 2 Nov 2021
PRESENCE early+middle
Grubmüller, Helmut 340271 S 24_3 Good scientific practice  for physicists and chemists 0.5 8 Nov 2021
TBA early
Fuest, Veronika 340516 S 83 Understanding the science system and academic culture in Germany

Registration only via email to:

1.0 11-12 Nov 2021 PRESENCE early
Garavoglia, Matteo 340515 GS 21 Leading Teams in Academia – Multiple Persepectives for Greater Awareness 1.0 16-17 Nov 2021 ONLINE late
Schilling, Gaby 340110 GS 22 What to do with a PhD 0.5 23 Nov 2021 PRESENCE early+middle
German Language Courses (open only for students of certain doctoral programs): 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.

Department/Group Supervisor(s) UniVZ
ID Title of Course Credits Status Date
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Pöhlmann, Stefan Michael Winkler, Markus Hoffmann, Heike Hofmann-Winkler 340221 A 171 Viral transduction systems 1.5 presence 9-11 Nov 2021
Cell Biology & Microbiology, Imaging
Enderlein, Jörg, Tsukanov, Roman Nazar Oleksiievets 340406 A 244 Super-resolution microscopy with DNA-PAINT and STORM 1.0 online 11-12 Nov 2021
Roos, Christian Liye Zhang 340322 A 221 Tracing demographic histories from NGS data 1.0 online 8-9 Nov 2021
Roos, Christian Liye Zhang 340323 A 222 Tracing selective sweeps in NGS data 1.0 online 15-16 Nov 2021
Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience, Electrophysiology
Gärtner, Jutta Susann Diegmann, Kolja Meier 340456 A 233 Next Generation Sequencing to identify the disease gene in unclear neurogenetic disorders 1.0 tba 24-25 Nov 2021
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Friede, Tim Röver, Christian 340061 A 100 Basic statistics for graduate students in the life sciences – an introduction using R 1.0 online 3-24 Nov 2021
Nietert, Manuel Nietert, Manuel 340317 A 215_1 Data wrangling with KNIME – An introduction to reproducible handling of scientific data and concordant analysis 0.5 online Nov 2021
Nietert, Manuel Nietert, Manuel 340389 A 215_2 Data wrangling with KNIME – An introduction to reproducible handling of scientific data and concordant analysis 0.5 online Nov 2021
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 tba Nov 2021
Mundry, Roger Mundry, Roger 340502 A 279 Data simulation for linear models in R 4.0 presence 1-12 Nov 2021
registration via e-mail