Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Transferable Skills: Workshops and Seminars 2024

offered by the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program Molecular Medicine

The workshops and seminars are organized and supported by the Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC).

Seats for August workshops still available - please register!

Please note: due to the limited number of seats available per workshop, the registration will be closed as soon as the number of participants has been reached. 

Overview of the Workshops

July 02 - 03, 2024

with follow-up on July 08 or 09, 2024 (for one group each)

Workshop Career Mentoring and Management

10 participants - 2.5 days

lectured by Dr. Ruth Willmott (Bioscript, Vienna)

Registration closed

July 04 - July 05, 2024

Workshop Poster Design and Presentation

10 participants - 2 days

lectured by Dr. Ruth Willmott (Bioscript, Vienna)

Registration closed

August 06, 2024

Workshop Career Orientation for Junior PhDs career development

(for PhD students in their first year!)
10 participants - 1 day

lectured by Dr. Ruth Willmott (Bioscript, Vienna)

August 07-09, 2024

Workshop Advanced Scientific Writing

12 participants - 2.5 days

lectured by Dr. Ruth Willmott (Bioscript, Vienna)

Registration closed

August 26, 202

Workshop Good Scientific Practice  

20 participants - 1/2 day (from 1 p.m.)

lectured by Prof. Dr. Martin C. Michel (Institute for Pharmacology | University Mainz)

Participants will become familiar with the two most important guidelines for biomedical researchers in Germany, those issued by the DFG and by the association of European scientific academies. Obligations and rights of scientists, supervisors and institutions will be discussed based on real examples.

August 27 - 28, 2024

Workshop True Data – How to produce high quality research results

20 participants - 2 days

lectured by Prof. Dr. Martin C. Michel (Institute for Pharmacology | University Mainz)

More than half of all published research findings cannot be reproduced. Participants will learn about root causes of poor data robustness and how they can increase chances that their own research is reproducible. They will also learn how to recognize robust data in publications.

Past Workshops:

February 05, 2024

Workshop Good Scientific Practice

20 participants - 1/2 day (from 1 p.m.)

lectured by Prof. Dr. Martin C. Michel (Institute for Pharmacology | University Mainz)

Registration closed

February 06 - 07, 2024

Workshop Statistics for the Life Science (with GraphPad Prism)

20 participants - 2 days

lectured by Prof. Dr. Martin C. Michel (Institute for Pharmacology | University Mainz)

Registration closed

March 14 - 15, 2024

with follow-up on March 18 or 19, 2024 (for one group each)

Workshop Getting funded: Writing an individual fellowship

(for PhD students in their final year!)
10 participants - 1.5 days (for one group each)

lectured by Dr. Ruth Willmott (Bioscript, Vienna)

Registration closed

March 25 - 27, 2024

Workshop PowerPoint Presentation

10 participants - 3 days

lectured by Dr. Ruth Willmott (Bioscript, Vienna)

Registration closed

April 16 - 17, 2024

Workshop Adobe Illustrator and Figure Design

20 participants - 2 days

lectured by Dr. Thomas Splettstößer - SCIstyle

Registration closed