Registration and POSTER Abstract Submission

Deadline for registration: registration is closed

Decision:  01.08.204

Registration fees:

  • Non-local students: 150 Euro (includes lunch and accommodation)
  • Local students: 80 Euro (excluding accommodation)

Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements.

Please note that ALL trainees are required to:

  • present a poster during the course

Poster Guidelines: A freestanding compatible posterboard (2,43 meter height x 0,97 meter width) will be provided for your poster. Your poster should not exceed the size of a standard A0 (84.1cm x 118.9cm) in portrait layout.


Organization, Fees and Travel

The number of participants will be limited to 14. Each day will be separated into two lectures and two practical session. Each participant will work either on his own computer (Linux operating system), or will supplied with one of our course laptops. There will be a poster session to present recent, present, or future scientific work of the students.

The language of the course will be English.

Thanks to funding by the Graduate School OLTECH, the fee for summer school is 150 Euro only. Accommodation, lunch and course materials are included. Students which organize their own accommodation will receive a discount on the summer school fee.

Participants are expected to arrive between Saturday, Sep. 27 and Sunday, Sep. 28, 2014 at the ICBM-Terramare Wilhelmshaven, and leave on Saturday Oct. 4, 2014.


The summer school aims at young scientists with a background in biology or environtmental natural sciences who recently started to work on the analysis of genetic data with a focus on phylogeny and/or microbial taxonomy. Researchers at PhD student level are welcome to apply, but also young post docs and adavanced master students.


The deadline for application is May 31, 2014.

Send your application by email (single pdf file) to:



It has to include a short CV, a letter of motivation describing the scientific background of the applicant and his/her personal expectation from attendance of the summer school. Good English knowledge must be appropriately documented in the application. The successful candicates are required to present a poster during the summer school.



During the week accommodation will be in the ICBM guest house in Wilhelmshaven. It provides shared bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen for self-preparing of breakfast and dinner. The course room will be in the main ICBM-Terramare building. Students from Oldenburg can also use the accommodation if not fully occupied.

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