Teaching and Training

Credit Requirements and its breakdown

Credit requirements and its breakdown
Credit requirements and its breakdown
Credit requirements and its breakdown

A PhD student must acquire a minimum of 12 credit points to complete the PhD. The awarding of credit points complies with UZH/ETH regulations. In summary, the 12 requested credit points have to be acquired according to the above scheme.

Courses and Registration

 

Modules

Credit Points

Tentative Dates

Links/Email to register

Compulsory Modules

 

 

 

I. Ethics Part1 and Part2

1

Part 1 Scientific Integrity: 21 October 2021, 10-12h

Part 2, Option a: 3R and Ethics of Animal Research, 14 and 15 October 2021

Part 2, Option b: Ethical Issues in Human Genetics and Genomics, 4 and 11 November 2021

Part 2, Option c: The impact of ethics on doing science: 1 and 3 February 2022 (full days, in-person on site)

registration link

 

registration link

 

 

registration link

 

 

registration link

II. Scientific Writing

1

afternoon of 17, 22, 24 February and 1 March 2022

registration

III. Retreat

1

On site retreat: not scheduled yet

email

IV. 1st Year Presentation

1

8, 15 and 22 October 2021 (some sessions in-person, some online)

email

Core Elective Modules

 

 

 

I. Tutorials

1

continuously

registration link

II. Chair/Facilitator in 1st Year Presentation

1

4, 8, 15 and 22 October 2021 (some sessions in-person, some online)

email

III. Voluntary Program Work                                 

1

 

email

IV. Others

 

 

 

a. BIO 675 Life Sciences: Transcriptomics RNA-seq course

2

29 November - 3 December 2021

registration link

b. BIO680 DNA Next Generation Sequencing – from theory to practice

2

not scheduled yet

registration not open yet

c. Online Introduction to R Course (Category: Computational Biology course) 1 29 November - 3 December 2021 registration link

Miscellaneous

 

 

 

I. Transferable Skills Courses

Depends on the course

Course Link