Category Archives: NDPIA

Postdoctoral fellowship opportunity at the University of Strasbourg, France

The “Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections and Immunity” team is looking for a highly collaborative and inquisitive scientist to fill the position of a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship. You will together with three PhD students, one Master student and a technician explore the role of Shigella and Salmonella virulence factors in neutrophil activation and cell-death.

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Another course from Nature Masterclasses now available to all members!

Learn how to publish from Nature Research editors

We are happy to announce that NDPIA can offer members access to another online course from Nature Masterclasses. This time the topic is Scientific Writing and Publishing.

The course is taught by editors from the Nature Research journals and covers the entire scientific publishing process – from writing a paper to publication.

Register today »

New course available: Visualize Your Science

Learn how to think visually about your research

This course is open only for NDPIA members.

When: May 5th until August 12th with no scheduled sessions between June 19th and August 7th

Registration deadline: May 2

Course instructor: Andreas Dahlin, scientist and founder of Visualize Your Science

Link to the course webpage:

This course is designed for PhD students and postdocs who want to improve their skills in drawing images/figures for scientific posters, presentations, and publications. The course consists of tutorial videos, home assignments and four scheduled face-to-face feedback sessions online. Students progress from a beginner to an advanced level in visual rhetoric and in use of an illustration software of your choice.

A limited number of spots for the summer course (7) have been reserved for NDPIA students and postdocs.

Read more about the course and how to register here »

Mosquito-course scheduled for June 2020 has been cancelled

We are sorry to announce that due to the current pandemic, the NDPIA have decided to cancel the mosquito-borne pathogens and their vectors course that was scheduled to take place in June, 2020. The plan is to run the course next year instead but no date has been set. Any information about the course will be announced here on

Online course on Effective Collaboration in Research still available

We would like to remind all NDPIA members of the online course on Effective Collaboration in Research from Nature Masterclasses that our collaborators at the National Graduate School in Infection Biology and Antimicrobials (IBA) in Norway opened for us. It is a pre-recorded, web-based course that may be taken at your own pace.

Click here to read more about the course.

Online Writing Retreat with Mathew Stiller-Reeve – LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS!

The Norwegian National Graduate School in Infection Biology and Antimicrobials (IBA) has a limited number of openings for an online writing workshop that they are hosting and that starts on Monday April 20th. IBA has kindly opened the remaining course spots to NDPIA students.

Online Writing Retreat with Mathew Stiller-Reeve

IBA welcomes you to a 1-week online workshop on scientific writing! This course is meant to provide a virtual space to meet up, learn and talk about your writing during these unconventional times. Join in to learn about writing, to get motivated and to socialize.

For more information, go to

If you are interested, please send an email as soon as possible to Debra Milton and she will give you instructions for how to register for the course. Again, there are a limited number of spots left – so it is a first come first served policy.