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Mandatory Training Elements

for biomedical doctoral candidates of the IRTG

  • IRTG-Colloquium: All doctoral candidates present a progress report of their research work and discuss it within their peer group guided by the IRTG project leaders. All doctoral candidates are required to participate and present their project. Furthermore, the Principle Investigators (PIs) of the CRC present  theoretical background information on their CRC-related research project, new publications and clinical perspectives. The students also get access to information about technologies available within the CRC, which they will be able to acquire in laboratory rotations. >> More information
  • IRTG-Retreat: During an annual retreat, the doctoral candidates present their progress and discuss it within their peer group.  Furthermore, speakers are invited to give a presentation on different topics in which the students are interested. >> More information
  • CRC 1292 retreat and International scientific meeting: International scientists will be invited by the speakers of CRC1292. The doctoral candidates will also host these special guests and introduce them before their lecture enabling a close interaction with the guest. The first International Symposium called "Immune Evasion in Malignant & Chronic Infectious Diseases" took place from November 21st to 23rd 2019 in Deidesheim. >> More information
  • TAC-Meetings: The doctoral candidate and the Thesis Advisory Committee meet once a year to discuss the progress of the candidate's work.
  • Workshop “Good Research Practice”: This workshop is offered by TransMed. The workshop imparts fundamental values and rules of safeguarding good scientific practice and procedures when scientific misconduct is suspected. >> More information
  • Seminar series of the Research Center for Immunotherapy: With funds of the Research Center for Immunotherapy (Forschungszentrum für Immuntherapie, FZI), the teaching program is complemented by invited state-of-the-art research seminars in the field of molecular and cellular immunology and immunotherapy. Renowned national and international scientists, who represent very different aspects of this field, give lectures and in addition conduct scientific discussions with the post-graduate students. >> More information and the dates

Project Leaders:

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Tobias Bopp, Institute for Immunology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Björn E. Clausen, Institute for Molecular Medicine


Ivonne Dietzel
Mainz Research School of Translational Biomedicine (TransMed)