Project Seminars in Immunology

Ph.D. -course

Course description

Course content

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.

Course location

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

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, and students at the Medical Student Research Programme as well as master students
  • Preparation for own presentation (2 x 24 hours)
  • Participation in the seminars (2 x 15-20 hours).
  • Academic responsible

    Bergen Research School in Inflammation, Broegelmanns Forskingslaboratorium, Department of clinical science

    Scientists at the Department of clinical science
    Reading list
    To be announced.