Application is closed.

The course is limited to 14 participants. There is no registration fee. For the selected participants all costs associated with course participation and accommodation will be covered by the program. Only travel to and from Heidelberg has to be organized and paid by the participants themselves. For the application you need to submit an abstract on your current research project (about one page, max. 3,000 characters including spaces for the text body) as well as a letter of motivation (max. 4,000 characters including spaces).

Your motivation letter should

  • state your initial training and interdisciplinary aspects of your current work
  • briefly describe your experience with wet lab work since this is needed for the practical course (Module 2)
  • mention if you have some basic skills in visualizing and analyzing sequencing data
  • explain how participating in the course would advance your research