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We participate in teaching in the study paths Human Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (B.Sc./M.Sc.) in the form of practical courses, lectures and seminars.The following courses are given by or in participation of the Institute for Lung Research:

  • Systemmedizin/Precision Medicine

    Human Medicine (Wahlfach) - Precision Medicine: From molecular medicine to clinical practice
    Human Biology (Vertiefungsmodul) - Systems Medicine: From sequencing and bioinformatics to precision medicine

    New methods of research (sequencing, robotics, bioinformatics) and biotechnology (biologicals, synthetic biology) enable a more precise and quantitative insight into disease processes (systems biology) and targeted and personalised forms of therapy (precision medicine). Both together form Systems Medicine.
    Students will become familiar with techniques and applications of next-generation sequencing, bioinformatics analyses, mathematical modelling, automation platforms and synthetic biology. They acquire basic and in-depth knowledge of important strategies, techniques, challenges and opportunities of Systems Medicine using clinical examples from the fields of inflammation and tumour. They learn to process current original literature and to recognise discussed case studies in clinical rounds.
    This is a theoretical module in which students should acquire basic and in-depth knowledge of central aspects of systems medicine and their clinical relevance.

  • Infection and Immunity in research and clinics (Strategien der Infektionserreger und der Immunantwort an ausgewählten Beispielen)

    Human Biology (Vertiefungsmodul)
    Together with Prof. Dr. Markus Schnare, Institute for Immunology

    Students will acquire basic and advanced knowledge of key aspects of pathogen-host interactions and their clinical relevance. Special emphasis will be placed on the manipulation of the host by the pathogen and on the competition of host and pathogen for scarce resources. They learn to process current original literature and to recognise discussed case studies in clinical rounds.

  • Clinical and Molecular Pulmonology

  • Molecular and Clinical Infection Biology

    Human Biology (Wahlpflichtmodul)

    Students will acquire practical skills and methodological/theoretical knowledge in medically relevant current areas of molecular infection biology. This will include an understanding of mechanisms involved in the pathogenicity of major bacterial pathogens, host countermeasures, and termination of the inflammatory response with tissue regeneration. These include aspects of intracellular regulatory networks of host and pathogen, in particular small RNAs (miRNA/sRNA) and their analysis using recent sequencing methods and epigenetics.

    The course comprises a practical part (8 weeks) and a seminar (2 SWS)

It is also possible to prepare bachelor and master theses in our institute.

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