ELLS LearningLAB Grenoble 2015The European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences (ELLS), in collaboration with La Casemate Grenoble, invites European secondary school science teachers to apply for the ELLS LearningLAB “Structural biology – shining light onto the fabric of life”. The course will provide an interactive introduction to the field of structural biology. The professional training course for secondary school science teachers will consist of a mix of seminars by EMBL scientists, hands-on activities and visits to world-class research facilities on the European Photon & Neutron Science Campus. The programme will cover a wide range of topics and highlight the use of high-energy X-ray sources and protein crystallography to study virus structures on the atomic scale.
During the 2-day course, a combination of seminars, discussions and hands-on activities will:
The 2-day course (9 – 10 February 2015) will take place on the spectacular European Photon & Neutron Science Campus (epn Science Campus) in Grenoble.
Single-room accommodation for participants will be provided at the guest houses on the epn Science Campus in Grenoble.
The course will take place at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL Grenoble), based on the European Photon & Neutron Science Campus, Grenoble.
To apply for the ELLS LearningLAB, please click here to enter registration page. Registration is now closed
Following your course application, you will receive an email in due course notifying you whether your application has been successful.
Application deadline: 15 December 2014 (10:00 am CET) – early registrations are welcome and are more likely to be successful.
Acceptance notification date: 17 December 2014 (latest)
Maximum number of course participants: 24
Minimum number of course participants: 15
Registration fee: none
We are pleased to offer three bursaries to assist with travel costs. All applicants must be active in teaching biology to 16-19 year old students. Candidates of any nationality may apply but must be resident and work in the EU and associated member states.
Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of:
How to apply for a bursary?
Once you have been selected to participate in the course, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to submit your application for a bursary.
If you are accepted for a bursary, you will receive partial support for your incurred travel costs upon completion of the course.