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A- SUMMER COURSES IN CANCER AND IMMUNOLOGY          

The CANCER SUMMER COURSE, organized by Prof. Gian-Paolo Dotto (DB-UNIL)

2 - 6 September 2013, Room B301, CIIL Epalinges 

The IMMUNOLOGY SUMMER COURSE, organized by Prof. Fabienne Tacchini-Cottier (DB-UNIL)

9 - 13 September 2013, Room B301, CIIL Epalinges

B - DOCTORAL COURSES

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The UNIL offers a broad spectrum of doctoral courses and tutorials open to EPFL and UNIL students.

  • CIIL COURSES - equivalent to TUTORIALS

FORMAT: 10 weekly 2-hour sessions, with a lecture by invited key speakers, followed by a discussion of scientific papers.
SESSIONS : One in Spring, one in Autumn
CREDIT: 3

"Infection and Immunity", Tuesdays from 15.10.13 to 10.12.13 (except Tue. 29.10.13)

Organizers: W. Held (LICR-UNIL), P. Romero (LICR-UNIL) and D. Zehn (SVRI)

Sessions will be held in Epalinges in our seminar room B301, from 9:00, followed by a seminar given at 12:15 by an invited speaker.

  • UNIL COURSES

The UNIL offers a wide choice of doctoral courses /tutorials.

NB: Credits indicated in the course book must be confirmed by the PhD Program chairman

  • EPFL COURSES

The EPFL offers a broad spectrum of doctoral courses and practicals also open UNIL and LICR students.

- Hot Topics in Cancer Research I (BIO-665)- Link

- The Lola & John Grace Distinguished Lectures in Cancer Research
   Link

  • EMBnet COURSES

The Swiss Institutes of Bioinformatics (SIB) run introductory and advanced courses on bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer modelling and programming. Credits are indicated in the course book. Link     

  • IIIème Cycle COURSES

The universities of the French-speaking part of Switzerland propose through the IIIème Cycle a series of courses and practicals. Among them is an international scientific meeting held in Villars every September, and graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend. Credits are indicated in the course book. Villars meeting 2013

  • MOUSE COURSE

1 credit

Mouse experimentation module 1: 1 credit is given for attending the 20h practical part (20h of lectures are not accredited). Courses are in French, German or English. Mouse experimentation module 2: no credit given.

NB.: Other courses may be taken into account in agreement with the chairperson of the PhD program committee. 

- Courses are credited on the basis of 1 credit for 25 to 30 hours of lectures/practicals/homework/personal work provided the student's performance is evaluated (ECTS accreditation system).

Attending/speaking/presenting a poster at a scientific meeting or attending seminars is encouraged but does not count as credits.
- Course certificates must be transmitted to the PhD program office.

 

C - RESEARCH ROTATION MODULES

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Students can participate in a module of practical work (2 days per module) organized by individual laboratories to get acquainted with research topics necessary for their cursus. These modules are not mandatory, but recommended.

FORMAT: a 2-day module
SESSION: any time during the year, organized individually by participating laboratories.
CREDIT : 1 credit per module

 

D - CANCER LUNCH SEMINARS

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Organizers : Monika HEGI, Tatiana PETROVA and Gian-Paolo DOTTO

Cancer Progress Reports Seminars series 2012. Our goal is to stimulate the interactions of PhD students of "Cancer and Immunology" school and postdocs working in cancer research at the UNIL and CHUV, and to present and freely discuss the ongoing work.

Meetings will take place from 12:15 to 13:15 at B305 at Epalinges, and will include two 20 min presentations +10 min discussion/talk

Few ground rules and information.

1.To favor the presentation of unpublished results the seminars are confidential (i.e. data presented should not be discussed outside the meeting)
2. PhD students attending at least 50% percent of seminars and presenting a talk will obtain 1 EST credit/academic year from the PhD program
3. The seminars will take place every two weeks, on Wednesdays, and a sign-up list will be distributed during the meeting


E – IMMUNOLOGY PROGRESS REPORT
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Organizers: Werner Held, Daniel Speiser, Rob MacDonald and George Koukos
Ludwig Center for Cancer research of the University of Lausanne

 

Immunology Progress Report series 2012 / 2013 - Wednesdays, 19 September 2012 to 3 April 2013

The goal is to provide PhD students of the "Cancer and Immunology" program and postdocs an opportunity to give a formal presentation of their research in Immunology and to discuss their ongoing work with colleagues and faculty.

Meetings will take place on Wednesdays from 16:30 to 17:15 at B305 at Epalinges, and will include a 30 min presentation + 15 min discussion.

1.To favor the presentation of unpublished results the seminars are confidential (i.e. data presented should not be discussed outside the meeting)
2. PhD students attending at least 50% percent of seminars and giving a presentation will obtain 1 EST credit/academic year from the PhD program
3. A sign-up list will be distributed during each session.

Organizers: Werner Held, Daniel Speiser, Rob MacDonald and George Koukos
Ludwig Center for Cancer research of the University of Lausanne

 

ROTATION MODULE

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