SK3526 KTH-SJTU Summer School in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research 4.5 credits

KTH-SJTU sommarskola i interdiciplinär biomedicinsk forskning

This course, based on lectures, study visits, oral presentaitons and discussions aims to provide an insight into prominent interdisciplinary biomedical research at KTH and SJTU, into differences and similarities between Swedish and Chinese research methodology and culture, into how new technologies can tackle future challenges in medical healthcare in Sweden and in China, and to create contacts across the disciplines and nations.

  • Educational level

    Third cycle
  • Academic level (A-D)

    D
  • Subject area

  • Grade scale

Information for research students about course offerings

Augusti - 2014

Intended learning outcomes

To get an insight into prominent interdisciplinary biomedical research at KTH and SJTU, into differences and similarities between Swedish and Chinese research methodology and culture, into how new technologies can tackle future challenges in medical healthcare in Sweden and in China, and to create contacts across the disciplines and nations.

Course main content

Introduction of the educational and research systems of KTH and SJTU. Lectures, oral presentations, study visits and discussions within biomedical engineering, biophysics, bioimaging, proteomics, genomics, neuromics, biomdeical simulations and modelling, diagnostics etc. 

Disposition

Lectures by 10-15 invited lecturers from KTH and SJTU representing a broad range of prominent interdisciplinary biomedical research at KTH and SJTU. Oral presentations by the participants themselves, study visits and scientific discussions

Eligibility

Admitted to PhD studies at KTH, or last year student at any of the Civ Ing or Masters programs at KTH directed towards interdisciplinary biomedicine in a broad sense.

Recommended prerequisites

At least three years full time studies within an education program at KTH, relevant for  medical and biomedical technology

Literature

Each lecturer of the course will be asked to provide a scientific article or review article reflecting the content of the lecture.

Required equipment

No specific requirements. Study visits at selected research laboratories will be a part of the course.

Examination

Oral presentation + short written report from the course

Requirements for final grade

Attending all lectures and study visits. oral presentation of own research, or of other recently published, relevant interdisciplinary biomedical research. Short written summary with own reflections from the course.

Offered by

SCI/Applied Physics

Contact

Jerker Widengren (jwideng@kth.se)

Examiner

Jerker Widengren <jwideng@kth.se>

Supplementary information

The course / summer school is offered in collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, with approximately half of the participants from SJTU.

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2013.