Past Courses

Voice and Presentation Training for PhD Students

PhD Course
  • Start: Sep 24, 2021 13:00
  • End: Dec 17, 2021 14:30
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: Lecture hall
The course will take place on 6 afternoons (13.00 to 14.30 h each): 1. September 24th, 2. October 29th, 3. November 5th, 4. November 26th, 5. December 10th, 6. December 17th

Good Scientific Practice for Empirical Research

PhD Course
  • Start: Sep 21, 2021 09:30
  • End: Sep 22, 2021 16:15
  • Trainer: Julia Verse
  • Location: Online
The aim of this course is to give you a deep insight into the rules of good scientific practice and how to follow (inter)national scientific guidlines. This course is offered and hosted by the Albertus Magnus Center (AMC) at the University of Cologne and you can find more details on the AMC homepage. [more]

Getting Started with Research Data Management

PhD Course
  • Date: Sep 8, 2021
  • Time: 09:00
  • Trainer: Jasmin Schenk & Monika Linne
  • Location: Online
Further information: https://fortbildung.uni-koeln.de/event_program/index_eng.html

Branch out! Alumni career series for (plant) scientists

  • Start: Aug 27, 2021 14:00
  • End: Sep 27, 2021 17:00
  • Location: Online
Get insights into different career paths and benefit from personal experiencs of our Alumni! [more]

PhD Retreat 2021

PhD Retreat 2021
  • Start: Aug 25, 2021
  • End: Aug 27, 2021
  • Location: Online/MPIPZ

Career Mentoring and Management follow-up

PhD Course
  • Start: Aug 5, 2021
  • End: Aug 6, 2021
  • Trainer: Ruth Willmoth
  • Room: tba
Further information: https://gs-biosciences.uni-koeln.de/workshops

Career Orientation

PhD Course
  • Date: Aug 4, 2021
  • Trainer: Ruth Willmot
  • Location: tba
Further information: https://gs-biosciences.uni-koeln.de/workshops

Career Mentoring and Management Introduction

PhD Course
  • Start: Jul 29, 2021 09:00
  • End: Jul 30, 2021 12:00
  • Trainer: Ruth Willmot
  • Location: tba
Further information: https://gs-biosciences.uni-koeln.de/workshops

Scientific Writing

PhD Course
  • Start: Jul 26, 2021
  • End: Jul 28, 2021
  • Trainer: Ruth Willmoth
  • Location: tba
Further information: https://gs-biosciences.uni-koeln.de/workshops

Leadership Starter Kit

PhD Course
  • Date: Jul 22, 2021
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Trainer: Uta Bronner
  • Location: Online
Further information: https://fortbildung.uni-koeln.de/event_program/index_eng.html

Resilience for Scientists

PhD Course
  • Start: Jul 7, 2021 16:00
  • End: Jul 28, 2021 18:00
  • Trainer: Ben Hartwig
  • Location: Online
The course will take place on 4 afternoons: 1. July 7th - 16.00 to 18.00 h / 2. July 8th - 16.00 to 18.00 h / 3. July 21st - 16.00 to 18.00 h / 4. July 28th - 16.00 to 18.00 h / plus an optional 1-on-1 meeting with the trainer as a follow-up.

Conflict Management

PhD Course
  • Start: Jun 28, 2021
  • End: Jun 30, 2021
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: tba
Further information: https://gs-biosciences.uni-koeln.de/workshops

Story Telling in Academia - Discover your research narrative; engage your reader

PhD Course
  • Date: Jun 24, 2021
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Trainer: Theodore Best
  • Location: Online
Further information: https://fortbildung.uni-koeln.de/event_program/index_eng.html

Career Perspectives after Ph.D. in Natural and Sciences

PhD Course
  • Start: Jun 15, 2021
  • End: Jun 16, 2021
  • Trainer: Gaby Schilling
  • Location: Online
Further information: https://fortbildung.uni-koeln.de/event_program/index_eng.html

Data Analysis with R (for PhD students & postdocs)

PhD Course
  • Start: May 26, 2021
  • End: Jun 8, 2021
  • Trainer: Rick Scavetta
  • Location: Online
Access to online material from May 26th. Two interactive group sessions take place on June 2nd and 4th from 9.30 to 11.30. Each participant can book a 30-minute 1-on-1 session with the trainer on either June 7th or 8th. [more]

Scientific Writing

PhD Course
  • Start: May 3, 2021 09:00
  • End: May 5, 2021 17:00
  • Trainer: Ruth Willmot
  • Location: Online
In this 3-day course you will learn how to draft and create your publication. This course is offered and hosted by the Graduate School for Biological Sciences (GSfBS) at the University of Cologne and you can find more details on the GSfBS homepage. [more]

Designing and presenting a scientific poster

PhD Course
  • Start: Apr 29, 2021 09:00
  • End: Apr 30, 2021 16:00
  • Trainer: Ruth Willmot
  • Location: Online
This course is offered and hosted by the Graduate School for Biological Sciences (GSfBS) at the University of Cologne and you can find more details on the GSfBS homepage. [more]

Professor wanted! Planning and Optimizing your Academic Career

  • Start: Mar 24, 2021 09:00
  • End: Mar 25, 2021 17:00
  • Trainer: Dieta Kuchenbrandt
  • Location: Online
In this course you will reflect on your own research profile so far and learn about what it takes to succeed in a long-term academic career. This course is offered and hosted by the Albertus Magnus Center (AMC) at the University of Cologne and you can find more details on the AMC homepage. [more]

Statistical Literacy (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Mar 17, 2021
  • End: Mar 29, 2021
  • Trainer: Rick Scavetta
  • Location: Online
Access to online material from March 17th. Three interactive group sessions take place on March 24th, 26th and 29th from 9.30 to 11.30 [more]

Leadership Starter Kit

  • Date: Mar 11, 2021
  • Time: 09:00 - 09:00
  • Trainer: Uta Bronner
  • Location: Online
How should you supervise and coordinate a research project and how can you delegate tasks efficiently? These and many more questions will be adressed in this course. It is offered and hosted by the Albertus Magnus Center (AMC) at the University of Cologne and you can find more details on the AMC homepage. [more]

Career Webinars (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Nov 11, 2020 09:30
  • End: Nov 13, 2020 11:00
  • Trainer: Sarah Blackford

Data Analysis in R (for PhD students): Online Course

PhD Course
  • Start: Oct 28, 2020 09:00
  • End: Nov 11, 2020 13:00
  • Trainer: Rick Scavetta
  • Location: Online
Access to online material from October 28th. Two group sessions on November 4th and 6th from 9.30 to 11.30. One 30-min 1-to-1 session per participant on November 9th and 11th from 9.00 to 13.00 [more]

PhD Retreat (2020)

PhD Retreat 2020
  • Start: Oct 28, 2020 09:00
  • End: Oct 30, 2020 17:00

Intellectual Property (for PhD students and postdocs)

Special Seminar

Image Processing (for PhD students): Online Course

  • Start: Sep 30, 2020 09:00
  • End: Oct 1, 2020 17:00
  • Trainer: Anncharlott Berglar
  • Location: Online

Data Visualisation in R Online Course (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Jun 15, 2020 09:00
  • End: Jun 16, 2020 17:00
  • Trainer: Rick Scavetta
Description: [more]

NCBI Tools (for PhD students and postdocs)

Course
  • Date: Mar 5, 2020
  • Time: 13:00 - 17:00
  • Trainer: Saurabh Pophaly
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR II
Description: [more]

MPIPZ Alumni/Career Day

Alumni/Career Day 2019

Gender & Diversity Competence (for PhD students and postdocs)

PhD Course
  • Start: Nov 28, 2019
  • End: Nov 30, 2019
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Self- and Time Management (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Nov 25, 2019
  • End: Nov 26, 2019
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Statistical Literacy (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Nov 13, 2019
  • End: Nov 15, 2019
  • Trainer: Rick Scavetta
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

How to do a research career in academia

PhD Course
  • Start: Oct 22, 2019 10:00
  • End: Oct 23, 2019 13:00
  • Trainer: Matthias Schwarzkopf
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Defence Training

PhD Course
  • Start: Sep 12, 2019 10:00
  • End: Sep 13, 2019 17:00
  • Trainer: Malte Engel
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Conference Presentation

PhD Course
  • Start: Jul 15, 2019 09:00
  • End: Jul 16, 2019 17:00
  • Trainer: Alexander Schiller
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Tips and Tricks for effective and successful writing

Course
  • Date: Jul 3, 2019
  • Time: 14:00 - 16:30
  • Trainer: Mary Williams
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR II

PhD Retreat 2019

PhD Retreat 2019

Scientists Need More - Career Planning

PhD Course
  • Start: May 16, 2019 09:00
  • End: May 17, 2019 18:00
  • Trainer: Schiller & Mertens
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: tba

Data Analysis with R

PhD Course
  • Start: Apr 24, 2019 09:00
  • End: Apr 26, 2019 17:00
  • Trainer: Rick Scavetta
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Resilience for PhD students

PhD Course
  • Start: Feb 14, 2019 09:00
  • End: Feb 15, 2019 17:00
  • Trainer: Ben Hartwig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Scientific Writing (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Dec 13, 2018 09:00
  • End: Dec 14, 2018 17:00
  • Trainer: Avril Arthur-Goettig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Scientific Presenting (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Dec 10, 2018 09:00
  • End: Dec 11, 2018 17:00
  • Trainer: Avril Arthur-Goettig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Communication and Conflict Management (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Nov 22, 2018 09:00
  • End: Nov 23, 2018 17:00
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Self- and Time Management (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Nov 19, 2018 09:00
  • End: Nov 20, 2018 17:00
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

PhD Induction Day

Induction Day 2018
  • Date: Nov 15, 2018
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Professional Development (for PhD students)

  • Date: Oct 19, 2018
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Trainer: John Chandler
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Statistical Literacy (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Oct 8, 2018 09:00
  • End: Oct 10, 2018 17:00
  • Trainer: Rick Scavetta
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

PhD Retreat 2018

PhD Retreat 2018
  • Start: Mar 14, 2018
  • End: Mar 16, 2018

Statistical Data Analysis with R - Part II

Course
  • Start: Feb 1, 2018
  • End: Feb 2, 2018
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: tba

Statistical Data Analysis with R - Part I

PhD Course
  • Start: Jan 25, 2018
  • End: Jan 26, 2018
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: tba

Proposal Writing (for PhD students)

Course
  • Start: Dec 7, 2017 09:00
  • End: Dec 8, 2017 17:00
  • Trainer: Avril Arthur-Goettig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: tba

Scientific Writing (for PhD students)

Course
  • Start: Dec 4, 2017 09:00
  • End: Dec 5, 2017 17:00
  • Trainer: Avril Arthur-Goettig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: tba

Communication and Conflict Management (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Nov 23, 2017
  • End: Nov 24, 2017
  • Trainer: tba
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: tba

Self- and Time Management (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Nov 20, 2017
  • End: Nov 21, 2017
  • Trainer: tba
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: tba

Introduction to RNA-seq data analysis and ChIP-seq data analysis

Course
  • Date: Nov 16, 2017
  • Time: 09:00 - 15:00
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR II

Induction Day for all new PhD students 2017

Induction Day 2017
  • Date: Nov 8, 2017
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Training on Imaris

Course

In-house Workshop on GUS staining

Course

Louise Hughes: Volume electron microscopy in plant research

Special Seminar

Image processing and analysis with ImageJ

PhD Course
  • Start: Apr 26, 2017
  • End: Apr 27, 2017
  • Trainer: Ton Timmers
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

PhD Retreat 2017

PhD Retreat 2017
  • Start: Mar 29, 2017
  • End: Mar 31, 2017

Statistical Data Analysis with R - Part II

PhD Course
  • Start: Mar 23, 2017
  • End: Mar 24, 2017
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: CSE 11

Statistical Data Analysis with R - Part I

PhD Course
  • Start: Mar 16, 2017
  • End: Mar 17, 2017
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: CSE 11

Microscopy applied to plants at the MPIPZ

Course

Angnes von Keller: LSM880 Airy scan confocal microscope

Talk

Proposal Writing/Grant Writing (together with CEPLAS)

Course

Nick Dolman: Fluorescent probes for imaging live and fixed cells

Talk

Mass spectrometry based proteomics: from theoretical background to data analysis

PhD Course
  • Start: Jan 26, 2017
  • End: Jan 27, 2017
  • Trainer: Hirofumi Nakagami and Katharina Kramer
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: Lecture hall
Investigation of protein interactions, dynamics, and modifications. [more]

Stefanie Weidtkamp-Peters: Fluorescence life-time imaging

Talk

Introduction to RNA-seq data analysis and ChIP-seq data analysis

Course
  • Date: Dec 1, 2016
  • Time: 09:00 - 15:00
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR II

Introduction to CLC

Course
  • Date: Nov 25, 2016
  • Time: 09:00 - 13:00
  • Trainer: Kurt Stüber
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR II

Next generation sequencing at the Max Planck-Genome-centre

Course
  • Date: Nov 24, 2016
  • Time: 13:00 - 17:00
  • Trainer: Kurt Stüber
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR II

Voice coaching (for Postdocs and PhD Students)

PIM course
  • Start: Nov 24, 2016
  • End: Jan 17, 2017
  • Trainer: Camille van Lunen
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Self- and Time Management (for PhD students)

PhD Course
  • Start: Nov 17, 2016
  • End: Nov 18, 2016
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Communication and Conflict Management (for PhD students)

Course
  • Start: Nov 14, 2016 09:00
  • End: Nov 15, 2016 17:00
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Induction Day for all new PhD students 2016

Induction Day 2016
  • Date: Nov 9, 2016
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Science Communication (for Postdocs and PhD Students)

PIM course
  • Start: Oct 20, 2016
  • End: Dec 15, 2016
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR II

Scientific Writing (for PhD students) - Course B

Course
  • Start: Jun 16, 2016 09:00
  • End: Jun 17, 2016 17:00
  • Trainer: Avril Arthur-Goettig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Scientific Writing (for PhD students) - Course A

Course
  • Start: Jun 13, 2016 09:00
  • End: Jun 14, 2016 17:00
  • Trainer: Avril Arthur-Goettig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Scanning Electron Microscopy - working with the Zeiss Supra 40 VP

Course
  • Date: May 19, 2016
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Trainer: Rainer Franzen
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR II

Professional Orientation and Strategic Applicaton for PhD students

Course
  • Start: May 18, 2016 09:00
  • End: May 19, 2016 17:00
  • Trainer: Barbara Hoffbauer
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Statistical Data Analysis with R - Part II

Course
  • Start: Apr 21, 2016
  • End: Apr 22, 2016
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: CSE 11

Statistical Data Analysis with R - Part I

Course
  • Start: Apr 14, 2016
  • End: Apr 15, 2016
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: CSE 11

Scientific Image Processing

Course
  • Start: Apr 5, 2016
  • End: Apr 6, 2016
  • Trainer: Jan Brocher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

CRISPR/Cas9

Course
  • Date: Feb 2, 2016
  • Trainer: George Coupland, Youbong Hyun, Maida Romera Branchat, Diarmuid Ó´Maoilédigh
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: Lecture hall

Proposal Writing/Grant Writing

Course
  • Start: Jan 25, 2016
  • End: Jan 26, 2016
  • Trainer: Brian Cusack
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

"Introduction to RNA-seq data analysis and ChIP-seq data analysis"

Course
  • Date: Nov 19, 2015
  • Time: 09:00 - 18:00
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: Lecture hall

Presentation Skills (for PhD students)

Course
  • Start: Nov 12, 2015 09:00
  • End: Nov 13, 2015 17:00
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Communication and Conflict Management (for PhD students)

Course
  • Start: Nov 9, 2015 09:00
  • End: Nov 10, 2015 17:00
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

"Next generation sequencing at the Max Planck-Genome-centre Cologne and Introduction to CLC"

Course
  • Date: Oct 22, 2015
  • Time: 09:00 - 18:00
  • Trainer: Lisa Czaja/Kurt Stüber
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: Lecture hall

"Basic tutorial on the analysis of quantitative proteomics data using MaxQuant and Perseus"

Course
  • Start: Oct 15, 2015 09:00
  • End: Oct 16, 2015 18:00
  • Trainer: Iris Finkemeier/Katharina Kramer
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR II

Scientific Writing (for PhD students) - Course B

Course
  • Start: Jul 16, 2015 09:00
  • End: Jul 17, 2015 17:00
  • Trainer: Avril Arthur-Goettig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: CSE 11

Scientific Writing (for PhD students) - Course A

Course
  • Start: Jul 13, 2015 09:00
  • End: Jul 14, 2015 17:00
  • Trainer: Avril Arthur-Goettig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: CSE 11

Statistical Data Analysis with R - Part II

Course
  • Start: Apr 28, 2015
  • End: Apr 29, 2015
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: CSE 11

Statistical Data Analysis with R - Part I

Course
  • Start: Apr 21, 2015
  • End: Apr 22, 2015
  • Trainer: Barbara Kracher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: CSE 11

Scientific Image Processing/Adobe Illustrator

Course
  • Start: Mar 16, 2015
  • End: Mar 17, 2015
  • Trainer: Tina Koch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Presentation Skills (for PhD students) - Course B

Course
  • Start: Dec 11, 2014 09:00
  • End: Dec 12, 2014 17:00
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Presentation Skills (for PhD students) - Course A

Course
  • Start: Dec 8, 2014 09:00
  • End: Dec 9, 2014 17:00
  • Trainer: Sabine Lerch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Conflict Management (for PhD students)

Course
  • Date: Oct 23, 2014
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Trainer: Julia Hookway
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I

Scientific Writing (for PhD students) - Course B

Course
  • Start: Aug 7, 2014 09:00
  • End: Aug 8, 2014 17:00
  • Trainer: Avril Arthur-Goettig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: CSE 11

Scientific Writing (for PhD students) - Course A

Course
  • Start: Aug 4, 2014 09:00
  • End: Aug 5, 2014 17:00
  • Trainer: Avril Arthur-Goettig
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: CSE 11

Basics in R

Course
  • Start: May 22, 2014 09:00
  • End: May 23, 2014 17:00
  • Trainer: Achim Tresch
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: Lecture hall

Career Day 2014

Career Day

Scientific Image Processing

Course
  • Start: Apr 28, 2014
  • End: Apr 29, 2014
  • Trainer: Jan Brocher
  • Location: MPIPZ
  • Room: SR I
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