DZG Training Course

DZG Lunchtime Career Talks

Monthly virtual talk series for all young scientists of the German Centers for Health Research (DZG). 

Always from 1 to 2 p.m.

Learn about different career paths in science and alternative career paths for scientists.

Expand your network and learn from your career role models!

Free registration for the DZG Lunchtime Career Talks (Download Event Poster)



#6 DZG Lunchtime Career Talk - September 15th, 2021

Veronika von Messling - Working as a Scientist in a Government Agency More Information

#5 DZG Lunchtime Career Talk - July 20th, 2021

Nico Lachmann - Working as a Medical Scientist More Information

Previous Courses

DZG Training Course "Science Communication"

March 3 – 5, 2020
NaWik Karlsruhe

Seminar and Workshop on Science Communication

  • Scientists: Know and reach your target audience
  • Confer the key message – to talk and to be understood
  • Storytelling – Talk about science in an engaging way
  • Work on your appearance – make use of facial expressions and gestures


2 groups in German and English (Registration for German group preferred due to high demand for the English group)


For Doctoral students (≥ 3rd year), postdocs and junior group leaders

Course free of charge (travel and accommodation – reimbursement by DZD Fellowship possible)

DZG Nature Masterclass

Nov 4 – 5, 2019

Christoph Schmitt Chief Editor Nature Matabolism
Joao Monteiro Chief Editor Nature Medicine


Workshop in Scientific Writing and Publishing - Learn how to publish in top journals! 

  • Develop writing skills and confidence - 91% feel "more confident in writing manuscripts"
  • Understand editorial processes and what editors look for in papers
  • Learn best practices for submitting a paper and completing a peer review

Workshop for postdocs and young group leaders having first author publications. 

Translating Science into Clinical Practice

Nov 29 – Dec 1, 2017
Helmholtz Centre Munich

Dr. Klaus Weinberger (sAnalytiCo Ltd)
Dr. Hubert Müller (Ascenion GmbH)
PD Dr. Andreas Lechner (Medizinischen Klinik und Poliklinik IV der LMU)

From invention to clinical product: The commercialization of scientific findings requires specific knowledge and skill sets, e.g. a solid understanding of the targeted markets, the competitive landscape, intellectual property rights, technical and clinical product development, regulatory requirements, quality management, financing strategies, and many others. This workshop will cover the most important topics that scientists must be aware of when considering to translate the results of their research into clinically relevant and commercially viable products.
The workshop is for early career scientists of the German Center of Health Research (DZG): DZD, DZL, DZHK, DZIF, DKTK, DZNE

DZG Lunchtime Career Talks

#4 DZG Lunchtime Career Talk - June 29th, 2021

Anjali Cremer & Maria Vehreschild - Working as a Clinican Scientist More Information


#3 DZG Lunchtime Career Talk - June 10th, 2021

Thomas Schwarz-Romond - SEARCHING FOR THE ‘RED LINE’ IN A CAREER More Information


#2 DZG Lunchtime Career Talk - May 7th, 2021

Dr. Nuno Guimaraes Camboa - Als akademischer Wissenschaftler nach Deutschland More Information


#1 DZG Lunchtime Career Talk - April 22th, 2021

Dr. Silke Oehrlein-Karpi - Einblicke eines Coachs für Wissenschaftler More Information