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Upcoming SciLifeLab courses/workshops spring 2019

The following upcoming SciLifeLab courses are announced via NDPIA with the possibility to apply for co-funding of travel and accommodation costs:

Introduction to bioinformatics using NGS data
Course in Uppsala 190204-08
Course fee 1800 SEK
Application deadline 3 December, 2018

Antibody based technologies
Course in Stockholm 190326-27
Course fee 1100 SEK
Application deadline 14 February, 2019

Additional spring courses funded by SciLifeLab might be announced.

After having been admitted to the course of interest, NDPIA participants can apply for co-funding of travel and accommodation costs (not for co-funding of course fees) via relevant event page at www.ndpia.se.

Information about upcoming courses provided by SciLifeLab can be accessed via https://www.scilifelab.se/education/courses/.

Reminder – registration deadline 3 December for “Protein structure and structure-based drug design” in Lund 15-18 January 2019

A 1,5 ECTS NDPIA course on protein structure and structure-based drug design will be held in Lund 190115-18 and will feature lectures and hands-on tutorials on: Protein structure / Sequence & structural databases / Structure in drug discovery / Internet tools for drug discovery / Ligand docking and screening. There will also be time for networking.

Link to additional information and registration

Registration deadline – 3 December, 2018

NDPIA Ambassadors appointed!

Aiming to increase regional participation in NDPIA and programme activities, five “NDPIA Ambassadors” have been appointed. The ambassadors will promote NDPIA and activities together with the NDPIA Directors of Studies for their respective region/university.

Ambassador

University

Naveed Asghar

Örebro University

Stefan Börjesson

National Veterinary Institute (SVA, Uppsala)

Padryk Merkl

KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University

Lena-Mari Tamminen

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU, Uppsala)

Helena Vandesande

Linnaeus University (Kalmar)

TBD

Chalmers (Gothenburg)

TBD

Malmö University

Appreciated NDPIA workshop and 4th NDPIA/SFM Day 1-2 October 2018

On 1-2 October, NDPIA organised a workshop on English writing and a joint meeting, the 4th NDPIA/SFM Day, together with “Svenska föreningen för mikrobiologi” (SFM) at Hjortviken Konferens, beautifully located at the west coast outside of Gothenburg. Young investigators provided very positive feedback to NDPIA/SFM management with comments like ”excellent workshop, a great poster walk, good networking opportunities” and suggest that similar events should be organised in the future.

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Reminder – registration deadline 3 October for “Live Imaging of Intracellular Infections” in Linköping 181112-16

The NDPIA course “Live Imaging of Intracellular Infections” in Linköping 12-16 November 2018 will provide an in depth understanding of important intracellular, bacterial pathogens inside the host cell and the microbial and cellular factors deciding the outcome of infection. State-of-the art methods and assay development for drug discovery will be covered and the course includes lectures, workshops and practicals with several invited speakers. Participants will be introduced how to use IncuCyte® for high content live imaging of intracellular infections.

Registration deadline: 3 October, 2018

Link to additional information and how to apply/register