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Title Summer school in chronic inflammation
Course number 3061
Programme Cellbiologi och genetik
Language English
Credits 1.5
Date 2018-08-19 -- 2018-08-25
Responsible KI department Institutionen för cell- och molekylärbiologi
Specific entry requirements
Purpose of the course To increase the understanding of chronic inflammation and its cellular and molecular mechanisms, including tools and technologies applied.
Intended learning outcomes Upon completion of the course, the doctoral students can describe important concepts in the cellular and molecular mechanisms relating to chronic inflammation, and critically evaluate important methods and technologies applied in chronic inflammation research.
Contents of the course Chronic inflammation and its cellular and molecular mechanisms. Methods and technologies used in the study of chronic inflammation.
Teaching and learning activities The course is organized as a summer school, which encompasses lectures, small group discussions, student presentations, and site visits to research laboratories.
Compulsory elements Participation in the group discussions and student presentations is mandatory. Compensation is according to the instructions of the course director.
Examination The students are examined with individual and group presentations on the course themes.
Literature and other teaching material Recent articles in the field.
Number of students 5 - 5
Selection of students Selection will be based on 1) the relevance of the course syllabus for the applicant's doctoral project (according to written motivation), 2) date for registration as a doctoral student (priority given to earlier registration date)
More information This summer school course is jointly organized by Peking University Health Science Center, King's College London, Keio University and Karolinska Institutet. It is part of a rotating program where the participating universities take turn to organize the summer school. In 2018, the summer school course takes place in Beijing, China. Participants should plan for arrival on August 18 and departure for August 26. The summer school organizes the accommodation for days August 18-26, in shared rooms. The five doctoral students admitted from Karolinska Institute will receive travel grants (10000 Swedish crowns including INDI) that must be used to cover travel expenses for this summer school according to the KI travel regulations. All travel such as flights, visas and vaccinations must be organized by the participants.
Additional course leader The Summer School director is Professor Jingyan Han and the course co-director is Prof. Qiudan Sun.
Earlier evaluation of the course Not available
Course responsible Matti Nikkola
Institutionen för cell- och molekylärbiologi

Matti.Nikkola@ki.se
Contact person Linda Lindell
Institutionen för cell- och molekylärbiologi
08-524 872 90
linda.lindell@ki.se

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