Wuerzburg, Germany

Modern Methods in Infection Biology

when 12 September 2016 - 16 September 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC

Important new methods in drug screening, microscopy and system biology will be discussed and demonstrated. Participants will gain a deeper insight into important models of infectious diseases and will benefit from small group discussions and subsequent application of newly acquired knowledge and techniques. NEW! Networking Day including Round Table Discussion 'How to Acquire a Big Picture View' and extra time to discuss with peers and local experts. All Summer School participants will be able to register for the online course after admission to complete the preparatory reading and access course material.This programme is funded by the Ministry of Education and Research, grant number 01PL11019

Course leader

Professor Dr. Dandekar

Target group

BSc and MSc students in biomedicine, medicine, biology, bioinformatics, bioengineering, pharmacy, and other life science related fields specializing in infection biology studies/research

Course aim

The goal is to offer national and international BSc, MSc, and PhD students the opportunity to meet, learn and discuss, in order to develop and apply cutting edge insights and techniques and view these from a bioinformatics as well as a microbiology perspective.

Credits info

3 EC
3 Credits will be given for participation and completion of coursework.You may achieve 2 extra credits for a maximum of 5 credits total by submitting a Research Paper. Information regarding deadlines, format, content and topics are available in the online course. Participants must complete all assignments and attend all 5 days of the course to qualify for credit points.

Fee info

EUR 0: no registration or course fee
EUR 0: Students must pay for travel and accomodation and meals on their own.
Healthy affordable lunch is available in the University Cafeteria.


A limited number of travel grants are available. Please attach a separate Financial Aid/Need Statement to your application.