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EMBL Introductory Course

Basic Light Microscopy

EMBL Heidelberg, Germany Tuesday 10 July - Friday 13 July 2012 Application closed
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Motivation Letter Submission

The course is limited to 12 participants. As part of the registration process you will be asked to submit your motivation letter for selection purposes.

You can submit your motivation letter using the account you have created (email + password).
The motivation letter submission link will be found in the confirmation page/ e-mail you will receive when registering.

Instructions for writing the motivation letter

  1. Include a short summary of your current research (max. 100 words).

  2. Explain why you would like to attend, including what you can contribute and what you think you will achieve from this Light Microscopy course.

  3. Include your relevant skills, experience and qualifications which show that you would be suitable for the course.

Before submitting please take into consideration :

  • Our system only supports the browsers Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox

  • The limit of 2,000 characters refers to manually typed text (spaces included).

  • Some web browsers do not accept abstracts closer to the 2,000 character count.

  • If you have special symbols in your text, make sure you are using Unicode characters or else these will not be recognized by the tool.

  • If you copy paste the text, hidden formatting might still be included and you will be informed that your text exceeds the limit of 2,000 characters. We recommend either

    1. saving your text as text only in your editor or Email programme or

    2. copy-pasting it into Notepad and then onto the website.