Curriculum 2019

04. - 05.02. IRTG skilling course: Scientific Writing
14.02. 2. Doc´s breakfast
12. - 13.04. I. CRC retreat in Nimbschen
13. - 14.05. IRTG module: Neurobiological aspects of obesity 
27.05./29.05. IRTG skilling course: Nutrition workshop
20.06. Career cafe - What can you do with a biology degree?
27. - 28.06. IRTG module: Animal models in obesity
September IRTG module: Clinical basis of obesity
02. - 04.09. 2. Internalional Symposium "Obesity Mechanisms"
1.10. IRTG skilling course: GraficDesign
11.11.- 12.11. Autumn School in Heidelberg
22. - 23.11. II. CRC retreat in Nimbschen

Workshops on transferable skills are offered by the Research Academy Leipzig.

IRTG module: Neurobiological aspects of obesity

Neurobiological aspects of obesity

The course facilitates the students to develop an understanding for the neurobiological, social and psychological aspects of obesity. The module offers background knowledge in neuro­psychology, neurobiology and neuro­anatomy and gives an introduction to different neuroimaging modalities.

Registration is open until 7th of May 

Preliminary program 2019

IRTG nutrition workshop

Description IRTG workshop "Nutrition"

All doctoral students of the integrated research training group "obesity Mechanisms" working in different research projects handling with obesity. Nutrition is closely tied to obesity. The 2-days  nutrition workshop provides a holistic point of view and teaches basic knowledge of nutrition. Different scientists and academics of a variety of disciplines are investigating the nutritional topic for example diet, nutrients, nutrition in sport and regulation of hunger.

Find attached the preliminary program

Registration is open until 17th of May

Career cafe

What can you do with a biology degree ?

One path in life sciences leads to a focus on academic career another term of alternative career options could be industry. The "Career cafe" is designed to introduce the experiences of professionals with academic backgrounds who work in exciting positions related to environmental research. Our guests present their personal career paths and doctoral researchers have the opportunity for discussions in a relaxed atmosphere.

Exciting Guest: Diana Zindel (Laboratory Head, Lead Discovery Wuppertal, Bayer AG)

Date: 20.06.

Time: 14:00 -16:00

Venue: Seminar room D 301/302, Rudolf Schoenheimer Institute of Biochemistry, Johannisallee 30

IRTG skilling course: GraficDesign


> Poster design course with CorelDRAW

> practice-oriented approach enables you to become quickly familiar with handling professional layout software

> software course combines key principles of poster design and layout technique

Date: October 1, 2019

Promoter: Dr. J. Grosche

Venue: Medicine and Science Liberary/Liebigstrasse

Number of participants: 10