Bergen Biomedical Research School
PhD training


An overview over activities arranged by the Bergen Biomedical Research School.

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Introductory seminar
A brief seminar for all new PhD students, with site-visits of the technology platforms at the Department of Biomedicine MIC, PROBE, and BiSS.

Early stage researcher seminars
BMED908 - A monthly meeting platform for PhD students and post docs, where one student presents his/her work, followed by light discussions over lunch.

Midterm evaluation
MEIBM900 - Compulsory progess evaluation, by means of a questionnaire, scientific presentation, and private conversations. Held individually, after 2/3 of the PhD period. Accounts for 1 ECTS towards the training component of the PhD programme.

Meet-the-speaker lunches
Two or three times per semester, PhD candidates are invited to an informal lunch-meeting with an international guest speaker from the BBB Seminars series. Here you will get a chance to get to know inspiring personalities, talk science or get career advise.

Get ready to submit!
Seminar for PhD candidates in their last year. At this seminar, we will go through the final steps of the PhD programme at the Faculty of Medicine. We will address anything that you want to talk about, and give you the necessary information regarding: trainig component, forms and formalities, extension, thesis format and scope, timeline, plagiarism, press release, trial lecture, printing, defense, and the graduation ceremony.

University courses offered by BBRS
PhD candidates at the Department of Biomedicine are enrolled in the organized research training programme of the Faculty for Medicine. The following courses offered by BBRS qualify for credits towards this training programme.
BMED903 - Molecular Techniques for Cloning and Expressing of Eukaryotic Proteins (spring)
BMED904 - Matrix biology (spring, biennially)