Germany, Wuerzburg

Modern Methods in Infection Biology

when 10 September 2013 - 13 September 2013
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS

Participants will gain a deeper insight into important models of infectious diseases, for example helminths, staphylococci, trypanosomes, and will benefit from small group discussions and subsequent application of newly acquired knowledge and techniques in lab courses. The workshop provides a major opportunity for networking with local experts in the field, as well as establishing new networks with international peers.
Applicants should have advanced spoken and written English skills as all lectures and labs are held in English.

Course leader

Professor Dr. Th. Dandekar, Chair Bioinformatics, Julius-Maximilians University Wuerzburg

Target group

Advanced Bachelor / Master / beginning PhD students. Applicants should have a clear interest in the specifics of infection biology.

Course aim

Introduction and hands-on application of new methods in drug screening, microscopy and systems biology predominantly conducted in lab courses.

Fee info

EUR 0: No registration fee. Travel and accommodation costs to be covered by applicants. A small number of travel grants are available on request.