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Zurich PhD Program in Molecular Life Sciences

Teaching and Training

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: 3 October 2024

Part 2, Option a: 3R and Ethics of Animal Research, 11 & 12 December 2024

Part 2, Option b: Ethical Issues in Human Genetics and Genomics, not scheduled yet (2 full days, time: 09h15 - 17h15, on-site)

Part 2, Option c: The impact of ethics on doing science: 6 and 13 September 2024 (full days, in-person on site)

 

 

 

registration link

 

 

II. Scientific Writing

1

afternoons of  22, 27 and 29 August & 3 September 2024

registration link

 

III. Retreat

1

On site retreat 2024: 7-9 August in Rigi Kaltbad

email

IV. 1st Year Presentation

1

afternoons of 21 and 28 August & 4 September  (some sessions in-person, some online)

email

Core Elective Modules

 

 

 

I. Tutorials

1

continuously

registration link

II. Chair/Facilitator in 1st Year Presentation

1

afternoons of 14, 21 and 28 August & 4 September (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

2 - 6 December 2024

registration link

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

2

not scheduled yet

registration link

Miscellaneous

 

 

 

I. Transferable Skills Courses

Depends on the course

link course program