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PhD Positions

Recruiting Group Leaders

Currently the following group leaders intend to take part in the PhD Spring Selection 2020 (other group leaders might decide later on to participate, please check back regularly for updated information):

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Simon Alberti

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology / Biochemistry Organization of cytoplasm across space and time

Hayder Amin

Biomedicine / Bioengineering and Biomaterials Plasticity Models for Aging and Neurodegeneration


Ezio Bonifacio

Biomedicine Regenerative Therapies for Diabetes

Michael Brand

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology / Regenerative and Degenerative Biology Development and Regeneration of the Vertebrate Brain


Frank Buchholz

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology / Biomedicine Functional genomics in mammalian cells: applications to cancer- and stem cell- biology


Federico Calegari

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology Proliferation and Differentiation of Neural Stem Cells

Ünal Coskun

Biomedicine / Biochemistry Membrane Biochemistry of Cell Signaling

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Christian Dahmann

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology Signals and mechanics in epithelial morphogenesis

Alexander Dalpke

Biomedicine Infection & Immunity, Microbiome Studies

Stefan Diez

Biophysics / Bioengineering and Biomaterials Molecular transport in cell biology and nanotechnology

Mohamed Elgendy

Biomedicine Metabolic alterations in cancer


Elisabeth Fischer-Friedrich

Biophysics Active rheology of the cytoskeleton

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Rolf Jessberger

Biomedicine / Biochemistry Chromosome Dynamics and Hematopoietic Cell Biology


Gerd Kempermann

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology / Biomedicine Adult neurogenesis

Elisha Krieg

Bioengineering and Biomaterials / Biochemistry DNA Nanotechnology: building programmable materials and nanometer-scale devices

Andreas Linkermann

Biomedicine Cell Death

Natalia Rodríguez Muela

Biomedicine / Regenerative and Degenerative Biology Selective neuronal vulnerability in neurodegenerative diseases

Bernd Schröder

Biomedicine / Biochemistry Proteolytic control of membrane trafficking and signal transduction

Michele Solimena

Biomedicine Cell Biology of Pancreatic Beta Cells

Tomohisa Toda

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology / Biomedicine Nuclear architecture in the long-term maintenance of brain function and brain aging

Attila Tóth

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology Genome integrity in the mammalian germline: recombination and checkpoints during gametogenesis

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Axel Voigt

Computational Biology Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Cells and Systems