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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: 25 January 2024

(further courses in 2024: 13 June and 3 October)

Part 2, Option a: 3R and Ethics of Animal Research, not scheduled yet

Part 2, Option b: Ethical Issues in Human Genetics and Genomics, 9 and 16 February 2024 (2 full days, time: 09h15 - 17h15, on-site)

Part 2, Option c: The impact of ethics on doing science: not scheduled yet (full days, in-person on site)

 

 

 

registration link

 

 

II. Scientific Writing

1

afternoons of 1, 5, 7 and 12 March 2024

registration link

 

III. Retreat

1

On site retreat 2024: not scheduled yet

email

IV. 1st Year Presentation

1

Spring 2024, dates not scheduled yet (some sessions in-person, some online)

email

Core Elective Modules

 

 

 

I. Tutorials

1

continuously

registration link

II. Chair/Facilitator in 1st Year Presentation

1

not scheduled yet (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

4 - 8 December 2023

registration link

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

2

next course in 2024

registration link

Miscellaneous

 

 

 

I. Transferable Skills Courses

Depends on the course

link course program