Work Package 4

Training

Training of the ESRs will be carried out by the following tasks:

  • By means of a mandatory training programme of six modules:
    • Module 1: experimental methods
    • Module 2: immunology
    • Module 3: bioinformatics
    • Module 4: mathematical modelling
    • Module 5: transferable skills
    • Module 6: intersectoral skills
  • Establishment of individual research project descriptions;
  • Establishment of personal career development plans;
  • Progress monitoring and evaluation with regard to the award of PhDs to ESRs;
  • Collaboration and exchange of expertise between experimental and computational immunologists within QuanTII;
  • Establishment of a multidisciplinary, collaborative and intersectoral working environment;
  • Organisation of network meetings, conferences, complementary skills workshop and industrial workshops;
  • Organisation of interdisciplinary and intersectoral ESR secondments to equip ESRs for academic, government or industrial careers.

Training will be given at the following network meetings:

Inaugural meeting, Maynooth – 13-17 May 2019;
Complementary skills workshop, Leeds – 16-20 September 2019;
Network meeting 1, Heidelberg – 12-14 February 2020;
Network meeting 2, Utrecht – 2-5 June 2020 – postponed;
Industrial workshop 1, Bayer AG – 11-13 November 2020;
Network meeting 3, CNRS – 1-4 June 2021;
Industrial workshop 2, MedImmune – date to be confirmed;
Closing conference, Leeds – date to be confirmed.