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PhD Positions

Recruiting Group Leaders

Currently the following group leaders intend to take part in the PhD Fall Selection 2019 (other group leaders might decide later on to participate, please check back regularly for updated information):


Mareike Albert

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology Gene regulatory mechanisms of neocortex evolution

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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

Andreas Birkenfeld

Biomedicine Regulation of Energy Homeostasis


Ezio Bonifacio

Biomedicine Regenerative Therapies for Diabetes

Martin Bornhäuser

Biomedicine Biology of adult stem cells: clinical relevance for leukemia and stem cell transplantation


Frank Buchholz

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

Triantafyllos Chavakis

Biomedicine Regulation of vascular inflammation in immunity and metabolic disease

Ünal Coskun

Biomedicine / Biochemistry Membrane Biochemistry of Cell Signaling

Raimund Dachselt

Computational Biology Immersive Exploration of Multiscale Biological Data

Alexander Dalpke

Biomedicine Infection & Immunity, Microbiome Studies

Stefan Diez

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

Karim Fahmy

Biophysics Structural basis of biological switches and biomolecular recognition

Björn Falkenburger

Biomedicine / Regenerative and Degenerative Biology Cell biology of neurodegenerative diseases


Anthony Gavalas

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology / Regenerative and Degenerative Biology Stem Cells in Pancreas Development and Disease

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Rolf Jessberger

Biomedicine / Biochemistry Chromosome Dynamics and Hematopoietic Cell Biology

Min Ae Lee-Kirsch

Biomedicine Molecular genetics of autoimmune diseases

Barbara Ludwig

Biomedicine Development of novel therapeutic options for diabetes mellitus type 1


Nikolay Ninov

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology / Biomedicine From pancreatic β-cell biology to drug discovery for Diabetes

M. Teresa Pisabarro

Computational Biology Computational approaches to functional genomics and rational engineering for target/drug discovery and biotechnology innovation

Michael Schlierf

Biophysics / Bioengineering and Biomaterials Conformational changes in biomolecules and enzymes

Bernd Schröder

Biomedicine / Biochemistry Proteolytic control of membrane trafficking and signal transduction

Michael Sieweke

Biomedicine / Regenerative and Degenerative Biology Stem Cell and Macrophage Biology

Michele Solimena

Biomedicine Cell Biology of Pancreatic Beta Cells


Stephan Speier

Biomedicine Islet Cell Physiology

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

Ben Wielockx

Biomedicine The role of oxygen sensors during physiological and pathological processes in mice