Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering

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PhD Positions

Recruiting Group Leaders

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

Hayder Amin

Biomedicine / Bioengineering and Biomaterials

Plasticity Models for Aging and Neurodegeneration


Federico Calegari

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology

Proliferation and Differentiation of Neural Stem Cells

Stefan Diez

Biophysics / Bioengineering and Biomaterials

Molecular transport in cell biology and nanotechnology


Elisabeth Fischer-Friedrich


Active rheology of the cytoskeleton

Benjamin Friedrich

Biophysics / Computational Biology

Biological Algorithms: Spatio-temporal dynamics of cells and tissues

© Stephan Wiegand

Rolf Jessberger

Biomedicine / Biochemistry

Chromosome Dynamics and Hematopoietic Cell Biology

Dirk Lindemann


Molecular and cell biology of retrovirus-host cell interactions – Development and application of retroviral gene transfer and drug screening systems

© Magdalena Gonciarz

Jörg Mansfeld

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology / Biochemistry

Proteolysis in Cell Cycle and Cell Fate Decisions: How Ubiquitylation Coordinates Proliferation and Differentiation


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


James Sáenz

Bioengineering and Biomaterials

Synthetic Membrane Biology

Bernd Schröder

Biomedicine / Biochemistry

Proteolytic control of membrane trafficking and signal transduction

Michele Solimena


Cell Biology of Pancreatic Beta Cells


Jared Sterneckert

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology / Biomedicine

iPS Cells and Neurodegenerative Disease


Francis Stewart

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology

Epigenetic regulation and genomic engineering

Attila Tóth

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology

Genome integrity in the mammalian germline: recombination and checkpoints during gametogenesis

© Katrin Boes

Axel Voigt

Computational Biology

Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Cells and Systems


Maximina Yun

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology / Regenerative and Degenerative Biology

Regeneration of Complex Structures in Adult Vertebrates