Courses

Program 2020-2021

Programme & schedules are currently being updated.
Registration for the tutorials and courses of period 1 is postponed to September 7th-16th 2020.

Courses organized by the Doctoral School - On-line registration
 
Taking place during period 1 : October & November
Introduction to Matlab programming 
Scientific writing and publishing Autumn Session
On-line registration for period 1 : 07-16.09.20
 
Taking place during period 2 : December, January & February
Biology for non-biologists - TBC
Data management & open data in life sciences - TBC
Electronic Microscopy New
Hands-on introduction to machine learning for biomedical data New
Scientific writing and publishing Winter Session
On-line registration for period 2 : 9-18.11.20
 
Taking place during period 3 : March, April & May
Bioinformatics Algorithms - Exam will take place in June/July 2021 with Msc students during the official exam period. No other special examination date will be accepted.
Data management & open data in life sciences 
Inborn Diseases of Metabolism Affecting Brain Development
Introduction to Clinical Research Methods

Scientific writing and publishing Spring Session 

Statistical methods: theory and applications: 
Possibility to take part to 1 or more modules.
Modules 1 & 2 (or courses considered to be equivalent) are mandatory before registering for 3 & 4.
-Module 1: Introduction to R (in EN) 
-Module 2: Multiple linear regression (in EN)
-Module 3: Analyse de survie (exceptionally in French) 
-Module 4: Statistics for Genomic Data Analysis (in EN) 
On-line registration for period 3 : 03-14.02.21
 
Taking place during period 4 : May, June & July
Introduction to computer-aided drug design 
Modern magnetic resonance imaging applications in biology and medicine 
On-line registration for period 4 : 8-18.05.21

 

Other Courses & Organizers - Registration directly via the organizers (see the conditions on their websites)
Transferable skills
CTI Business Concept Training - 4 ECTS
Public Dissemination Skills - 1.5 ECTS  (application, October 10th, 2020)
 

Graduate Campus: Spice up your PhD!

To validate the courses: if the duration of the course selected is less that 7 hours, group it with a second or third course of your choice.

Open Access Publishing 
Thesis from A to Z/Develop your career/Spice up your research/Community (Graduate Campus) 
 
English in academia (recognized if the entry level of the PhD student is B2)
Academic writing skills for doctoral students (B2/C1) - Cours block- 2 ECTS
Academic writing skills for doctoral students (B2/C1) - 2 ECTS
Communicating in English in an academic context for Master and PhD students - 1 ECTS
Coaching for Communicating in English in an Academic Context - 1 ECTS
Presenting Research in English (for Doctoral Students & Researchers) - 1 ECTS
 
Techniques
Diffusion MR Imaging: from physics to brain networks - New
Experimental design and biostatistics for life-scientists: good practices, misuse and pitfalls - New
Introduction to fluorescence imaging for the analysis of living cells
Introduction to Psychotherapy Research - 1 ECTS - New
 
Science
Inborn Diseases of Metabolism Affecting Brain Development (Period 3)
 
Digital Skills
EPFL Extension School - Courses may be validated under request. 

Modules will be recognized for 4 ECTS maximum in your PhD program in Life Sciences.

Continuing vocational training
Modules will be recognized for 4 ECTS maximum in your PhD program in Life Sciences ; on the 12 ECTS, 6 ECTS max can be obtained in the "transversal skills" category.
Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) Work+Health
Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Toxicology (Registration 31st August 18)
Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Health Economics and Management 

 

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Only for tutorials and courses organized by the Doctoral School.