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The IITB and Promotion Plus schedules 2017 are here! You can download them by clicking on the corresponding icon.

We will keep them updated, so come back later and make sure not to miss anything!

If you are interested in participating, please register by mail to c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

 

 

ImmunoSensation - the immune sensory system

ImmunoSensation Travel Grants

To promote scientific exchange and communication we offer three different forms of travel grants.

Travel grant 1: Technical Exchange (IITB members only)
Travel grant 2: Meetings and Seminars (IITB members only)
Travel grant 3: Blog Support

Next call: September 2017

DGfI Autumn School

What? 9th DGfI Autumn School "Current Concepts in Immunology"
When? October 8 - 13, 2017
Where? Merseburg (Sachsen-Anhalt)

ImmunoSensation offers:
Full coverage of participation fees
Reimbursement of travel costs

Apply now via eAntrag! Download form
Application deadline: June 12, 2017

 

 

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August 31 - September 01, 2017

Workshop: Presentation Skills (Science Craft, Dr. Rick Scavetta)

Time: August 31 & September 01, 2017 from 9 am - 5 pm
Place: Seminar room 601/2G IMBIE, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn

 

Every scientist eventually faces the daunting task of presenting theirresearch to an audience, an intimidating prospect for even the mostexperienced researchers. Science Craft's two-dayPresentation Skillsworkshop empowers life scientists to present with confidence and tomanage their fear of public speaking. To accomplish this, the work-shop combines short practice talks with lessons in the three maintopics - body language, slide construction and story-telling.

You can find a workshop description here

Please register by mail to c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

 

September 13 - 15, 2017

Workshop: Mass Spectrometry in Life Sciences (Dr. Marc Sylvester)

Time: September 13 - 15, 2017, 9 am - 5 pm
Place: Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Nussallee 11, 53115 Bonn

 

Aim: Basic understanding of mass spectrometry and its applications in life sciences. Training on preparation of biological samples for sensitive mass spectrometric analyses.

Topics:
-    Introduction to mass spectrometry principles and hardware
-    Preparation techniques of samples for mass spectrometry
-    Measurement of samples by MALDI-TOF and ESI-Iontrap techniques
-    Data processing and interpretation
-    Identification of a protein by fingerprint analysis and by peptide fragmentation
-    Identification of multiple proteins from a complex protein mixture
-    Identification of posttranslational modifications
-    introduction to current topics and literature

Requirements: Basic knowledge of protein biochemistry

Please register by mail to c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

 

October 08 - 13, 2017

9th Autumn School - Current Concepts in Immunology

Dear IITB members,

I am happy to announce that ImmunoSensation is cooperation partner of the DGfI Autumn School!

IITB members can apply for a fellowship that covers the registration fee, including courses, accommodation, full board and social program.


What?
DGfI Autumn School „Current Concepts in Immunology“
When? October 08 – 13, 2017
Where? Merseburg (Sachsen-Anhalt)

"The goals of the Autumn School "Current Concepts in Immunology (CCII)" are (1) to communicate to all participants basic and current concepts of the immune system, (2) to provide them with tools required to conduct experimental research, (3) and give them the opportunity to establish scientific networks.“ LINK


Applications will only be accepted via our eAntrag system http://eantrag.immunosensation.net/.  Please send a short email to c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de to open your application.

 

 

October 13, 2017

Workshop: Figure Making meets Welcome to the Dark Side (Dr. Peter Schröder)

Time: October 13, 2017, 10 am - 5 pm
Place: Seminar room 601/2G IMBIE, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn

 

The workshop is based on the chicago manual of style and other state-of-the-art guidelines. It aims to increase the awareness on possible manipulations and to encourage problem solving. The workshop covers

- Graphical presentation
- Applying statistical basics
- Intellectual property
- Quality management in science
- Including / excluding data
- Commitment to self-criticism
- Interpretation vs. manipulationof data
- Checking and improving figures

Please register by mail to c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

 

November 29 - December 01, 2017

Workshop: Statistical Literacy (Science Craft, Dr. Rick Scavetta)

Time: November 29 - December 01, 2017 from 9 am - 5 pm
Place: Seminar room 601/2G IMBIE, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn

 

The workshop consists of three sections: Collecting, Describing & In-ferring. Practical tools and the theoretical background to understandhow they work will be introduced. Mathematical equations will beused when helpful and are provided in the reference book, but theywill not be the focus of the workshop. Our goal is to enlighten viaintuitive understanding, not confuse via math.

You can find a workshop description here

Please register by mail to c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

 

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May 8, 2017

Workshop: Good Scientific Practice (Dr. Peter Schröder)

Time: May 8, 2017 from 10 am - 5 pm
Place: Seminar room 601/2G IMBIE, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn

 

The workshop is based on the DFG recommendations on "Good Scientific Practice". You will pick up existing problems, work on solutions and learn how to integrate good scientific practice into your daily work. Workshop topics cover

- DFG recommendations on good scientific practice, rules & regulations and ethical considerations
- Documentation
- Intellectual property
- Interpretation vs. manipulation of data

and more…

Please register by mail to c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

 

April 6 & 7, 2017

Workshop: Surgical techniques in animals research (Prof. Sven Wehner)

Time: April 6 & 7, 2017 from 9 am - 5 pm
Place: Department of Surgery, University Hospital Bonn

 

A common approach to investigate the pathophysiology and therapeutic approaches of complex diseases is the use of animal models. In this course, we will demonstrate basic and advanced surgical techniques in mice. Participants will be introduced into anesthesia andanalgesia, open abdominal surgery and different catheterization techniques. Specialized surgical techniques include intestinal transection/resection, anastomoses, sepsis models, selective intra-abdominal and cervical denervation and stimulation of peripheral nerves.

Workshop is fully booked, for a place on the waiting list contact c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

 

March 16 - 18, 2017

Translational Immunology School (TIS)

Dear IITB members,

I am happy to announce that ImmunoSensation is now cooperation partner of the Translational Immunology School (TIS)!

IITB members can apply for a fellowship that covers the registration fee, including courses, accommodation, full board and social program.



What? Translational Immunology School (please find more information here TIS)
When? March 16 – 18, 2017
Where? Resort Schwielowsee - Potsdam

What do I have to do to apply for a fellowship?
Send a letter of motivation, a letter of recommendation (signed by your PI) and an abstract before January 13, 2017 to c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de.

 

 

February 16 & 17, 2017

Workshop: Proposal Writing (Dr. Brian Cusack and Dr. Babette Regierer, Science Craft)

Time: February 16 & 17, 2017 from 9 am - 5 pm
Place: Seminar room 601/2G IMBIE, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn

 

This two-day workshop takes a practical approach to teaching researchers in the life sciences how to apply for third-party funding. You can find more information here: http://www.science-craft.com/our-workshops/proposal-writing/

Please register until January 13, 2017
Mail to: c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

 

ImmunoSensation Winter School, January 3-7, 2017

Dear Cluster members, IITB students and associated scientists,

We proudly present our first Winter School "Immunology meets Genomics and Bioinformatics". Registration is now open and we are looking forward to your participation!

When: 03.01. - 07.01.2017
Where: Obergurgl, Austria
Speakers: Please see poster
Participants: IITB members and young postdocs; places limited to 30
Fee: 850,- Euro*, covering accommodation and meals

*For IITB members

The goals of the Winter School "Immunology meets Genomics and Bioinformatics“ are:

1. Stimulate curiosity and inspiration for the kissing points of immunology, genomics and bioinformatics
2. Equip graduate students and young postdocs with advanced knowledge required to conduct research in these fields
3. Provide an outstanding opportunity to establish scientific networks

To reach these goals, the Winter School is planning to offer the following activities and events

• Welcome address & get-together
• Lectures by renowned experts in immunology, bioinformatics, mathematics and genomics
• Oral student presentations
• Poster session
• Meet-the-expert session
• Round-table discussions
• Closing ceremony & dinner for all participants and lecturers

To register, please send a letter of motivation, your CV and an abstract to c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de until October 24, 2016.

 

December 5, 2016

Technical Seminar: From bench to bedside (Dr. Christoph Coch)

Time and place: December 5, 2016 from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm; seminar room 601/2G IMBIE, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn

Please register until November 14, 2016
Mail to: c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

November 17 & 18, 2016

Workshop: Presentation Skills (Science Craft, Dr. Rick Scavetta)

You can find the course description and content here: http://www.science-craft.com/our-workshops/presentation-skills/

Time and place: November 17 & 18, 2016 from 9 am - 5 pm; caesar
Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 2, 53175 Bonn, seminar room A.OG1.3.07

Please register until September 26, 2016
Mail to: c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

November 7 & 8, 2016

Cluster Science Days 2016

We are happy to announce that the deadlines for registration and abstract submission for this year's Cluster Science Days (Nov 7 & 8, 2016, BMZ, Venusberg Campus) have been extended until Monday, October 10, 2016!

On behalf of the organizing team we would like to invite all Cluster members and associated scientists to register for the meeting, with or without an abstract!

Please upload your abstract and/or register through our eAntrag system: eantrag.immunosensation.net/

You can find the submission guidelines here


We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the Cluster Science Days 2016!

With best regards,
Your organizing team and the CCO

 

September 28 - 30, 2016

Workshop: Mass Spectrometry in Life Sciences (Dr. Marc Sylvester)

Aim: Basic understanding of mass spectrometry and its applications in life sciences. Training on preparation of biological samples for sensitive mass spectrometric analyses.

Topics:
-    Introduction to mass spectrometry principles and hardware
-    Preparation techniques of samples for mass spectrometry
-    Measurement of samples by MALDI-TOF and ESI-Iontrap techniques
-    Data processing and interpretation
-    Identification of a protein by fingerprint analysis and by peptide fragmentation
-    Identification of multiple proteins from a complex protein mixture
-    Identification of posttranslational modifications
-    introduction to current topics and literature

Requirements: Basic knowledge of protein biochemistry

Time and place: September 28 - 30, 2016, tba

Please register until September 12, 2016
Mail to: c.drescher(at)uni-bonn.de

 

August 31 - September 02, 2016

Workshop: Statistical Literacy (Science Craft, Dr. Rick Scavetta)

You can find the course description and content here: http://www.science-craft.com/our-workshops/statistical-literacy/

Time and place: August 31 - September 02, 2016 from 9 am - 5 pm; University Hospital Bonn, IMBIE

Please register until August 15, 2016
Mail to: c.gottschalk(at)uni-bonn.de

 

July 26, 2016

Meet the expert: Prof. Jacques Miller

Jacques Miller is famous for having discovered the function of the thymus and is credited as the last person who identified the function of a major organ. He also characterized the two major subsets of lymphocytes (T and B cells) in mammals. He was awarded several prizes and distinctions throughout his career.

You can read more about him here: http://www.wehi.edu.au/about-history/notable-scientists/professor-jacques-miller

If you ever wanted to talk to a scientific luminary, here is your chance!

Time: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:00 (noon) - 1:00 pm
Place: seminar room 601/2G IMBIE, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn

 

June 15, 2016

Meet the expert: Ass. Professor Daniel Saban

Dr. Daniel Saban is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Assistant Professor in Immunology at the Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, USA.

You can find more information about his research here: http://dukeeyecenter.duke.edu/about/faculty/daniel-raphael-saban

He will be available for your scientific and non-scientific questions after his talk "The role of classical dendritic cells in mediating fibrosis".

Time: Wednesday, June 15, 2016, directly after his Cluster Seminar (5 pm)
Place: LIMES Institute, Carl-Troll-Str. 31, 53115 Bonn

 

May 30, 2016

Meet the expert: Prof. Wolfgang Weninger

Professor Weninger is a clinician scientist in the fields of dermatology and immunology. He is also Head of the Immune Imaging Program at the Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology, Sydney, Australia.

You can find more information about him and his research here: http://www.centenary.org.au/cen_author/professor-wolfgang-weninger/

He will be available for your scientific and non-scientific questions after his talk "Role of perivascular macrophages in inflammation and infection".

Time: Monday, May 30, 2016, directly after his Cluster Seminar (11 am)
Place: LIMES Institute, Carl-Troll-Str. 31, 53115 Bonn

 

May 23, 2016

Workshop: Good Scientific Practice (Dr. Peter Schröder)
The workshop is based on the DFG recommendations on "Good Scientific Practice". You will pick up existing problems, work on solutions and learn how to integrate good scientific practice into your daily work.

Time and place: Monday, May 23, 2016 from 10 am -5 pm; University Hospital Bonn, IMBIE

Please register until May 13, 2016
Mail to: c.gottschalk(at)uni-bonn.de

 

April 18, 2016

IITB Students' Network Meeting

Time and place: Monday, April 18, 2016; Haus Venusberg, Haager Weg 28-30, 53127 Bonn

You can find the final program here

 

March 11, 2016

Technical Seminar: Knockout cell line generation using CRISPR/Cas9 (Jonathan Schmid-Burgk)
Bring your laptop to this lunch seminar and learn how to use the CRISPR/Cas9 system yourself!

Time and place: Friday, March 11, 2016 from 10 am -12 pm (noon); University Hospital Bonn, Lehrgebäude, 2G room 006/10

Please register until March 4, 2016
Mail to: c.gottschalk(at)uni-bonn.de

 

January 25-27, 2016

Workshop: Molecular Imaging (Dr. Gabor Horvath)
Day 1: lecture with theoretical background
Day 2: hands-on sessions on wide-field microscope, with two groups of 3 people: one group in the morning, one group in the afternoon (about 3 hours each)
Day 3: hands-on sessions on confocal microscope, with two groups of 3 people: one group in the morning, one group in the afternoon (about 3 hours each)

January 18, 2016

IITB Network Day Kickoff Meeting
We want to continue the great success of last year’s Students’ Network Day in 2016. Therefore, we invite all Cluster PhD students to participate in the kickoff meeting on Monday, January 18th, 2016 at 9 a.m. Come and join us to shape an extraordinary network day, again! Please register until January 11th, 2016.

If you are interested, please contact c.gottschalk(at)uni-bonn.de.

 

December 14 & 15, 2015

Workshop: Scientific writing (Prof. Martin Wild, MPI Münster)
Please find a short overview of the workshop contents here

 

 December 7-9, 2015

Workshop: Data analysis (Science Craft Berlin, Dr. Rick Scavetta)
For more information please click on the follwing link.
There, you will find the workshop description as well the table of course contents.
http://www.science-craft.com/our-workshops/data-analysis/

 

December 2-4, 2015

Workshop in Microscopy and Quantitative Histology (offerd by BIGS-Neuroscience)

Instructed by Prof. Dr. Daniel A Petersion Professor and Vice-Chairman of Neuroscience and Director, Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, The Chicago Medical School)

The goal of this workshop is to combine formalized lectures on the principles of microscopy and quantitative histology (stereology) with practical sessions on the use of microscopes and post-acquisition analysis.  Upon completing this short course, participants should be able to efficiently operate their research instruments, obtain optimal image resolution and quality, and understand the design of a quantitative stereological study. 

For more information here

Please register via the BIGS website 

 

 

November 19, 2015

IITB Career Café: Insights into a consulting agency

Speakers: Daiwei Zheng and Dr. Thomas Solbach from "Strategy&", a consulting agency

After the presentations of the speakers we will have an open round for questions and discussions.

Time and Place: 5pm, IMBIE, 2nd floor, room 601, building 11 (Hautklinik Venusberg).

Please register until November 9th, 2015!
Mail to: c.gottschalk(at)uni-bonn.de

 

October 26, 2015

IITB Career Café: Career perspectives for scientists in Bonn, Germany and Europe

Speaker: Maria-Theresia Jansen  and Heiner Nolte from the “Arbeitsagentur Bonn” and Robert Rauchstein from ZAV/EURES.

After the presentation of Maria-Theresia Jansen, Heiner Nolte and Robert Rauchstein we will have an open round for questions and discussions.

Time and Place: 5pm, IMBIE, 2nd floor, room 601, building 11 (Hautklinik Venusberg).

Please register until October 19, 2015!
Mail to: c.gottschalk(at)uni-bonn.de

 

October 22, 2015

Technical Seminar: Geman patent law (Rüdiger Mull from the University of Bonn) 

Time and place: 1 am, UKB Venusberg BMZI small lecture hall

 

Oktober 4-9, 2015

7th Autumn School "Current Concepts in Immunology"

As cooperation partner of the DGfI the ImmunoSensation Cluster of excellence offers IITB students to attend the Autumn School of Immunology. The Autumn School gives an up-to-date overview about the immune system for students with a background in natural science and medicine.
More information about the Autumn School 2015 can be found here.

September 28, 2015

Workshop: Adobe Illustrator-Image processing for scientist (UKB, Dr. Kristina Koch in cooperation with mediomix GmbH, Dr. Dennis Fink)
For more information please click on the following link.

    

September 24 & 25, 2015

Workshop: Presentation skills (Science Craft Berlin, Dr. Rick Scavetta)
For more information please click on the following link.
There, you will find the workshop description as well the table of course contents.
http://www.science-craft.com/our-workshops/presentation-skills/

    

August 26 & 28, 2015

Workshop: Mass specrometry (Dr. Marc Sylvester)
The workshop aims to provide a basic understanding of mass spectrometric principles and applications. A focus will be on proteomics and protein characterization. The practical part will include gel-based sample preparation, MALDI-TOF measurements and insights into LC-MS.

 

August 19, 2015

Career Cafe': Miltenyi gives insights into R&D and career options

Vanessa Heitland a HR specialist for talent acquisition and  Dr. Thomas Winkler a product specialist from the R&D Miltenyi Biotec GmbH will give us insights into the company structure, career options and their personal every day work.
After the Introduction by Vanessa Heitland and Dr. Thomas Winkler we will have a open round for questions and discussions.

Time and Place: 5pm, IMBIE, 2nd floor, room 601, building 11 (Hautklinik Venusberg).

  



July 2, 2015

Workshop: Writing abstracts for posters and publications (UKB, Eva Bartok)

 

June 9 -10, 2015

Workshop: Advanced Confocal imaging (DZNE, Light Microskopy Core Facility, Dr. Eugenio Fava, Dr. Hans Fried)
The workshop aims to provide a theoretical background as well as practical expertise of confocal microscopy. You will get an introduction into different confocal techniques and applications like spectral imaging, live cell imaging, and stimulated emission depletion (STED) microscopy. In addition the workshop will give an overview about the technical possibilities of the Light Microscope Facility at the DZNE. More information about the facility can be found here.

 

May 26th, 2015

IITB students' network meeting

May 26th, 2015 at Haus Venusberg Bonn       

Registration closes April 30th, 2015 ! 

 

May 20, 2015

Workshop: Basics in flow cytometry (UKB, IMM Flow Cytometry Core Facility, Dr. Elmar Endl, Andreas Dolf)
The basic workshop aims to provide a theoretical background as well as practical expertise in flow cytometry. More information about the facility can be found here

 

May 5-6, 2015

Workshop: Light microscopy, confocal and live cell imaging (Dr. Thomas Quast, LIMES) The basic workshop aims to provide a theoretical background as well as practical expertise of light microscopy (fluorescence, phase contrast, DIC), confocal, and live cell imaging. You will get an introduction in to some staining techniques, prepare samples and analyze them. In addition the workshop will give you an overview about the technical possibilities of the LIMES Light Microscopy platform.

Please find a short overview about the Light Microscopy Platform in the attachment.

 

April 16th, 2015

Workshop: "Science on Stage/Science Slam" (mediomix GmbH, Dr. Dennis Fink)
Improve your presentation skills and find more information here

 

March 31th, 2015

Meet-the-expert event with Dr. Karen Reddy from Baltimore

March 31th, 2015 at the LiMES Institute

Dr. Karen Reddy is an assistant professor of biological chemistry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on understanding how the nuclear periphery and other sub compartments contribute to general nuclear architecture and to specific gene regulation.

 

 

March 18-20, 2015

Workshop: Statistics (Science Craft Berlin, Dr. Rick Scavetta)
For more information please click on the following link.
There, you will find the workshop description as well the table of course contents.
http://www.science-craft.com/our-workshops/statistical-literacy/

 

February 24, 2015

One-Day Seminar: Flow Cytometry in Immunology
February 24, 2015
Find more information here

 

IITB events 2014

44th Annual Meeting German Society for Immunology

September 17-20, 2014
World Conference Center Bonn

The speaker of the ImmunoSensation Cluster, Prof. Dr. Gunther Hartmann, and  Cluster member Prof. Dr. Christian Kurts host the 44th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Immunology (DGfI) in Bonn. The DGfI promotes the development of Immunology focused research in biosciences and medicine.

Please submit your abstract by May 26, 2014
For more detailed information about preliminary program, conference topics, registration etc. , please visit http://www.immunology-conference.de/

 

Cluster Science Days 2014
November 3-5, 2014
Research center caesar - center of advanced European studies and research/ Bonn

This year's event will be again dedicated to the young scientists of the ImmunoSensation Cluster, and will be enriched by the attendance of the Cluster's Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Therefore, the Science Days will  provide a plattform giving the young investigators the opportunity to present their accomplishments to the ImmunoSensation community as well as to the excellent scientists of the SAB.

 

November 10 & 11, 2014

Workshop: Data viasualisation
The workshop is conducted by Dr. Rick Scavetta, Science Craft Berlin.

For more details about the workshop, please have a look at this link
For details about Science Craft, please have a look at the flyer.

 

September 25 & 26, 2014

Workshop: Presentation skills
The workshop is conducted by Dr. Rick Scavetta, Science Craft Berlin.

For more information please click on the following link.
http://www.science-craft.com/our-workshops/presentation-skills/

   

June 30, July 1 & 2, 2014

Workshop: Data analysis using R
The workshop is conducted by Dr. Rick Scavetta, Science Craft Berlin.

For more details about the workshop, please have a look at the workshop description. For details about Science Craft, please have a look at the flyer.

 

May 23, 2014

Meet-the-expert event with Prof. Christopher Workman, Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Kongens Lyngby, DK. He presents a talk entitled “Systems biology approaches for determining transcriptional regulatory networks.

 

May 9, 2014

Meet-the-expert event with Dr. Nir Yosef, Dept. of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Center for Computational Biology, University of Berkeley, USA.
Nir Yosef uses high-throughput genomic data sets, mostly based on DNA sequencing, in order to build models that explain how gene expression is regulated. He has special interest in immune cells, covering various aspects of their biology, such as their differentiation, stability/ plasticity, and response to acute stimulation.

 

April 25, 2014

Meet-the-expert event with Dr. Alex K. Shalek, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA. Alex Shalek is working on leveraging nano- and microtechnologies to develop new methods for thoroughly and controllably profiling the behaviors of single cells. To date, his research has focused on combining traditionally distinct scientific disciplines to explore how small components drive systems of vast complexity.

 

March 25, 2014

Excursion: envihab - German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt/ DLR)

Graduate students of the ImmunoSensation Cluster attended a guided tour at envihab. Beside visiting the envihab itself, they also had the chance to talk to DLR scientists about experiments in weightlessness like at parabolic flights or in space.

 

March 24, 2014

Soft skill course: Scientific Writing - Writing papers and theses

The workshop aims to provide “know-how” on writing papers and theses, and is conducted by Prof. Martin Wild from the MPI for Molecular Biomedicine/ Münster.

Details about the workshop

 

March 21, 2014

Meet-the-expert event with Prof. Stephen Turner, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Australia. He presents a talk entitled “What makes a killer? Mapping the epigenetic blueprint for virus-specific T cell differentiation”.

 

March 13, 2014

Meet-the-expert event with Prof. Manfred Claassen, Professor for Computational Biology, ETH Zurich, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, Switzerland.
Prof. Claassen is specialized in the development of probabilistic approaches using the concepts of statistics, machine learning and mathematical optimization to describe biological systems.

 

March 10, 2014

1st Gender seminar of the ImmunoSensation Cluster

In a joint effort, the Cluster’s Young Investigator Support and the Gender Support host Ursula Mättig, equal opportunity commissioner of the University of Bonn, and Martina Pottek, coordinator of the MeTra program University of Bonn.

In the first seminar Mrs. Mättig will present a short overview about the integration of gender equality policies at the University of Bonn, and will provide helpful contacts concerning gender equality issues. Mrs. Pottek will give insights in the MeTra program, which supports woman in their career development at different educational levels. In our seminar, Mrs. Pottek will focus on the assistance and the promotion of female PhD students as well as female post docs.

 

February 24 & 25, 2014

Soft skill course: Gender-related communication in Life Sciences

This workshop aims to enhance and strengthen women's personal communication skills, in particular within the male working community. As this workshop is tailored to communication issues in Life Sciences, female scientists will benefit from an individual approach addressing their everyday working situation.

The workshop is conducted by Andrea Roos from ICCON/Aachen. Andrea is German, has a a university background and a working experience from more than 15 years as communication consultant, trainer, translator and editor.

Details about the workshop

 

February 21, 2014

Meet-the-expert event with Prof. Thomas Sauter, Professor of Systems Biology, Life Sciences Research Unit, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
Prof. Sauter is specialized in the development of modelling and data integration techniques to generate suitable computational models of biological systems.

 

January 17, 2014

Meet-the-expert event with Dr. Sten Linnarsson, Karolinska Institute, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr. Linnarsson is specialized in large-scale quantitative single-cell RNA-Seq.

 

October 22, 2013

Cluster Science Day 2013

The Science Day of the ImmunoSensation Cluster took place October 22, 2013 at caesar/ Bonn. The one-day meeting was dedicated to giving young scientists an opportunity to present their accomplishments to the ImmunoSensation community. 71 young scientists submitted an abstract of their research project from which 22 were selected for a talk. At the end of the Science Day, 10 presenters were awarded for their scientific achievements with a total of 5000,-€ prize money.

Program of Science Day 2013