Core courses

The Training Unit is pleased to offer Lab Management Training for Postdocs for the first time from May 14-16th, 2014.

The U900 offers a course in Next-Generation Sequencing and data analysis to Institut Curie's staff, Research Center 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

The U900 offers a series of courses in biostatistics and bioinformatics to the staff of the Institut Curie, Research Center and Medical Section.

Organizer: Vonick Sibut

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.