3 - 21 July 2017, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
Deadline for application: 31 March 2017 or until places are filled
Pathogen-host interactions are a major focus in the work of several institutes at the University of Hohenheim. In a joint initiative of the Faculties of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Sciences, host-pathogen interactions will be the subject of a 3 weeks summer school in July 2017.
The summer school will introduce into the ecology, molecular interactions, and evolution of pathogen-host relationships with respect to animals, plants, and microorganisms, These topics will be addressed in a series of lectures, laboratory experiments, and excursions Following an integrative approach, the aim of the summer school will be a comparison of different biological systems, showing both striking similarities and surprising peculiarities.
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How to overcome host defence:
For further details please see the course programme (coming soon).
Deadline for application: March 31, 2017 or until places are filled
During the online phase at home participants will have access to recommended literature for course preparation
Course format: Mix of lectures, laboratory experiments, and excursions
Level: The course is aimed at students of biology and agricultural sciences or related subjects who have already passed university elementary courses of at least 2 years.
Social Programme: Welcome and farewell barbecue
Visit of the "Wilhelma" (Stuttgart's famous zoo)
University of Hohenheim, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany
Pre-booked furnished flats with twin or triple rooms
Participants are responsible for an adequate health insurance during their participation in the programme
350 EURO for housing + 50 EURO for tickets for public transport. Travel expenses and food are not included. After payment of fees registration is binding.
Contact person for technical questions:
Dr. Gabriele Klumpp
Coordination Euroleague for Life Sciences (780)
Fruwirthstr. 12, Verfügungsgebäude, 235
Phone: +49 711 45924012
Fax: +49 711 459 24347
Institute for Zoology, Section of Parasitology, University of Hohenheim
Contact persons for scientific questions: Dr. Thomas Romig
or your local representative of the Subject Area Insect Ecology