Wuerzburg, Germany

Modern Methods in Infection Biology

when 18 September 2017 - 22 September 2017
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. Wednesday is Networking Day including Round Table Discussion 'How to Acquire a Big Picture View' and extra time to discuss with peers and local experts. NEW! Tour of tissue engineering lab! 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. Thomas 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
Participants may earn 2 extra credits for a total of 5 ECTS if they submit a scientific report by mid-December 2017 Topics for the scientific reports will be uploaded in the online course.

Fee info

EUR 0: No course registration fee.
Participants must pay for travel, accommodation and meals.
Healthy affordable lunch is available in the University Cafeteria.


A limited amount of travel grants are available. To apply please submit a financial need statement with your application.