CPI Academy Workshops | Registration Desk

Please register online for the workshops on the corresponding workshop page. If you cannot attend, please unregister early enough!

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Claudia Koch.


Personal career coaching

Haus 25B, R31 Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, Frankfurt

We offer individual coachings for the following topics: Career negotiations of any kind (first author ship, financial support, participation in collaborations, support of project) Conflict in teams Become more visible in the research community Leadership questions Strategic career planning and networking Decision making Professorship appointments The Coach: Anne Scharf, career coach in CRC, Mentoring Programs, Visiting […]

Time and Career Management


Every week has 7 days, 168 hours or 10080 minutes…. a lot of time to do a lot of things! Still, many of us suffer from the feeling of always having too little of it. You might not give it enough thought on how you actually want to spend it and how to distribute it […]



In this 2-days workshop we will review current state-of-the-art methods for the analysis of RNA-seq and ChIP-seq data. For RNA-seq data we will talk about RNA read alignment, gene expression quantification and differential gene expression computation. For ChIP-seq we will discuss alignment, peak calling and downstream analysis. We will discuss the statistical basics of the […]

Adobe Illustrator Advanced Scientists Edition – Part III

Webinar Zoom

DESCRIPTION: The course is only for those already visiting the Illustrator Basics and Advanced Course and will help you to create specifically those objects you often need. You will learn more complex drawings with more advanced techniques, diagrams, more complex transformations and gradients, symbols for reusing objects, more advanced drawing, effects, patterns for surfaces and […]

Adobe Illustrator Essentials

Webinar Zoom

The course is for beginner and will give an insight into the most important functions of Illustrator to create scientific illustrations: Program application areas, desktop, profile, drawing areas, navigation, views and auxiliary functions such as auxiliary lines, preferences and shortcuts as well as information and exercises on object creation, editing, and organization. There will be […]

Hello Industry

Haus 25B, R31 Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, Frankfurt

Most of us who complete a PhD in a science discipline will end up working outside of academia. Are you wondering what working in the private sector is really like? How do you find these jobs? Do you feel confident that you can impress an industry hiring manager when you describe the very specialized research […]

Scientific Image Processing and Analysis (Webinar)

Webinar Zoom

The course consists of different basic hands-on modules which deal with scientifically correct image editing, basic image processing methods as well as standard image analyses (counting, size and shape measurements, selection creation and intensity measurements). The course content has a focus on micrographs and fluorescent microscopical images. It is constantly reviewed and updated to keep […]

Negotiation Strategies


Opportunities of this course: You can influence the outcome of a negotiation if You define your goal You develop a negotiation strategy Examples for conversations, where you might need a negotiation strategy Participation in a project Becoming independent as a researcher Support on career goals Asking for financing Negotiating working periods Contract issues Course program […]

Adobe Illustrator Advanced


The course will help you to create and manage complex vector objects accurately and selectively in the shortest possible time. Intelligent, deepened and professional work. Analysis and efficient editing of objects. Deepening existing basic knowledge. Advanced, precise drawing of individual vector shapes. Trace pixels as vectors. Construct and transform complex objects effortlessly. Graphic styles. Effects […]

Polychromatic Flow Cytometry

House 74, Universital Hospital Frankfurt Sandhofstraße, Frankfurt am Main

The course consists of a theoretical and practical session. The theory session is designed to first help you to understand fundamental principles of flow cytometry. Afterwards, general considerations concerning multicolor FACS panel design will be introduced including antibody to fluorochrome pairing, optimization and essential controls. This is followed by introduction into advanced strategies to maximize […]

ImageJ Macros Scripting and Advanced Image Analysis (Workinar)


Workinar content overview: -  Learning the ImageJ Macro scripting language from scratch to automate anything in Fiji (no prior programming knowledge necessary) - Specific image analysis topics as indicated on the graphic above. Not all listed topics will be part of the course. The majority voting of the participant group decides on topic selection and […]

Self-presentation and Networking


Do you always drink your coffee alone at conferences or only with colleagues from your own institute? Do you seem to turn your back on all networking opportunities? Or do you have the the feeling that you can't keep a conversation going or even in the first place? If you answered "yes" to any of […]