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 levelThird cycle
Academic level (A-D)D
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.
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
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.
At least three years full time studies within an education program at KTH, relevant for medical and biomedical technology
Each lecturer of the course will be asked to provide a scientific article or review article reflecting the content of the lecture.
No specific requirements. Study visits at selected research laboratories will be a part of the course.
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.
Jerker Widengren (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jerker Widengren <email@example.com>
The course / summer school is offered in collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, with approximately half of the participants from SJTU.
Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2013.