Core courses

Four sessions (with the fourth session taking only half of the second day) will cover the following topics:

  • poster preparation
  • ideas for public engagement
  • preparation of graphical abstract and/or overview figures
  • an introduction to simple animation techniques on the second day

A short practical session will be delivered on day 2, on how to use the animation software Autodesk Maya.

How to structure a paper, convey your scientific message accurately and in polished English ; how to improve writing skills in general and develop an understanding of what is expected from an editorial point of view.

Organizer: Andrew Moore, Editor in Chief, BioEssays, Weinheim, Germany

This 3-hour training session will cover aspects such as: definition of scientific integrity, different types of scientific fraud and misconduct, their frequency and consequences, and also discuss good research practices and the importance of a responsible research for science and society. Plenty of time will be left for discussion in order to get feedback from the participants’ own experience.

This theoretical and practical training is an introduction to image processing and analysis using the Image J software.

Organizer: Patricia Le Baccon

This theoretical and practical training is an introduction to image processing and analysis using the Image J software.

Organizer: Patricia Le Baccon

This 3-days course in English consists of theoretical explanations, followed by practical exercises.
The course will be held offsite in Paris.

This is an intensive course (2 days 1/2). It will be of most value to those who have already some experience of writing a paper or who are about to start doing so, however prior experience is not absolutely required.

This 3-days course in English consists of theoretical explanations, followed by practical exercises.
The course will be held offsite in Paris.

One-day course on scientific communication, with practical hands-on sessions in the afternoon, allowing you to practice what you’ve learned by Shira Tabachnikoff, Head of Communications, European Science Foundation.

Scientific communication - the what, why, and how? Promoting your research & getting your message across; practicing an elevator speech and working on your presentation skills, and briefly covering how to work with the media.

Organizers: The Training Unit

The U900 offers a course in Next-Generation Sequencing and data analysis to the staff of Institut Curie, Centre of Research and Medical Section. The training is dedicated to biologists and bioanalysts interested in analyzing their own sequencing data and will cover the main NGS applications (DNA and RNA-seq). 

Organizers: Nicolas Servant and Vonick Sibut