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Project Seminars in Immunology

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Aim: Update in immunology

Content: Seminars by guest scientists and progress reports by PhD fellows and postdocs. Participation is mandatory for PhD fellows and postdocs associated with Bergen Research School in Inflammation (BRSI). Progress report at least once per semester.

Learning outcomes


Upon completing the course, the participants are

  • -updated in immunology
  • familiar with ongoing projects of PhD fellows and senior researchers associated with BRSI
  • familiar with methods used in immunology including their strengths and weaknesses


  • Upon completing the course, the participants have improved their ability to present scientific data


General qualifications:

 Upon completing the course, the participants are able to

  • critically evaluate their own and others¿ scientific results
  • come up with new scientific questions
  • decide how to approach a scientific problem

Study period

Spring and autumn.

Credits (ECTS)

3.p. Requires participation over two semester.

Specific terms


Qualified to be a PhD candidate in medicine or health related research 

Recommended previous knowledge

No special requirements.

Part of training component

PhD. You may also apply to have this course approved as part of your master training components.

Compulsory Requirements

  • Actively participate in the seminars in two semesters (attendance is recorded)
  • give an oral presentation based on his/her own research once per semester

Form of assessment

The course will use the following forms of assessment:

Assessment of the presentation will be given by the course coordinator

Passed / Failed

Who may participate

PhD candidates, post.docs and students at the Medical Student Research Programme as well as master students

Additional information


  • Preparation for own presentation (2 x 24 hours)
  • Participation in the seminars (2 x 15-20 hours).


Course responsible: Marta Kaminska

E-mail: marta.kaminska@uib.noRichard.davies@uib.no

Administration: christina.flornes@uib.no

Academic responsibility

Bergen Research School in Inflammation, Broegelmann Research Laboratory, Department of clinical science


Scientists at the Department of clinical science

Reading list

To be announced.

Course location

Department of clinical science, UoB, Laboratory building 5th floor, Haukeland University Hospital.


Exam information

Study period

Spring and autumn.