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PhD Positions

Open Projects

This is a list of currently 24 group leaders who are intending to recruit in the PhD Application and potential projects they’re offering.

Please note: this list will be constantly updated. Therefore, in your application you are welcome to include other groups of your interest.

Portrait Martin Bornhäuser

Martin Bornhäuser

Open Project
  • Metabolic adaptation in the hematopoietic microenvironment during leukemic transformation
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Molecular Biology, Biology
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Henrik Bringmann

Henrik Bringmann

Open Projects
Portrait Frank Buchholz

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Frank Buchholz

Open Project
  • Editing cancer mutations in patient cell-generated organoids
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: biology, molecular medicine, bioengineering
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Federico Calegari

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Federico Calegari

Open Projects
  • Decoding the computational role of adult neurogenesis in hippocampus
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Neuroscience, computational biology
    → Detailed information as PDF
  • The role of adult neurogenesis in olfaction
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Neuroscience, cellular and molecular biology
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Christian Dahmann

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Christian Dahmann

Open Project
  • Biomechanical properties of the extracellular matrix driving the shaping of tissues
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biology/Physics
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Stefan Diez

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Stefan Diez

Open Project
  • Three-dimensional motion and torque generation of mitotic motors
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: desired background in molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology or (bio-)physics, experience in optical microscopy
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Adele Doyle

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Adele Doyle

Open Project
Portrait Ali El-Armouche

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Ali El-Armouche

Open Project
  • Impact of Natriuretic peptides on Inflammatory Immune Cell Responses Early After Myocardial Infarction
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biology, biotechnology, life sciences, pharmacy/pharmacology, or biochemistry
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Elisabeth Fischer-Friedrich

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Elisabeth Fischer-Friedrich

Open Project
  • Pattern formation and viscoelastic dynamics of the cell cortex
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Physics or Biological Physics
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Anthony Gavalas

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Anthony Gavalas

Open Projects
  • Mechanisms of human beta cell maturation
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Cell culture experience, preferably with human pluripotent stem cells, molecular biology and imaging
    → Detailed information as PDF
  • Pancreatic islet mini organs for diabetes cell therapy
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Cell culture experience, preferably with human pluripotent stem cells, molecular biology and imaging
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Robert Haase

Robert Haase

Open Project
  • Bio-image Data Science for understanding Human Pathomechanisms
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biomedical engineering, computer science, data science, biology, biophysics or similar – details see PDF below
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Alf Honigmann

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Alf Honigmann

Open Project
  • In vitro reconstitution of tight junction assembly and structure
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Cell Biology
Portrait Rolf Jessberger

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Rolf Jessberger

Open Project
  • A novel pathway in anti tumor immunity
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Oncology, immunology, cell and molecular biology
Portrait Jakob Nikolas Kather

Jakob Nikolas Kather

Open Project
  • Onconnect Consortium Data Science
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Computer Science or Bioinformatics or Molecular Biology with a quantitative focus, or Biotechnology or related fields
    → Detailed information as PDF

“Onconnect Consortium Data Science” is a joint project of the Kather Group and the Poetsch Group

Portrait Karsten Kretschmer

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Karsten Kretschmer

Open Project
Portrait Nils Kröger

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Nils Kröger

Open Project
  • The mechanisms of vesicle-mediated silica morphogenesis in diatoms
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: protein biochemistry (strong), molecular genetics, molecular cell biology
Portrait Min Ae Lee-Kirsch

Min Ae Lee-Kirsch

Open Project
  • Phenotypic and genetic dissection of type I interferonopathies
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Molecular medicine, genetics, molecular and cell biology, immunology
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Felix Müller-Planitz

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Felix Müller-Planitz

Open Project
  • The nucleosome organization of the genome – under constant assault by transcription and cellular aging
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: The ideal candidate loves epigenetics, and has wet-biochem experience in genomics, and has experience with R programming and bioinformatic analyses of genomic datasets
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Nicolay Ninov

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Nikolay Ninov

Open Project
Portrait Anna Poetsch

Anna Poetsch

Open Project
  • Onconnect Consortium Data Science
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Computer Science or Bioinformatics or Molecular Biology with a quantitative focus, or Biotechnology or related fields
    → Detailed information as PDF

“Onconnect Consortium Data Science” is a joint project of the Poetsch Group and the Kather Group

Portrait Mirko Schmidt

Mirko Schmidt

Open Project
  • Modulation of glioma-neuron networks by immune cells in malignant brain tumors
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Biotech or similarly related subjects. Special interest in Neuroscience and brain tumors would be welcome.
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Stephan Speier

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Stephan Speier

Open Project
Portrait Jared Sterneckert

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Jared Sterneckert

Open Projects
  • Characterizing TDP-43 pathology in ALS patient macrophages to facilitate early diagnosis and protect motor neurons
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Cell culture experience, preferably with human pluripotent stem cells, molecular biology and imaging
    → Detailed information as PDF
  • AAV-based Gene Therapy Mediating RNA Editing as a Treatment for C9orf72-ALS
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Cell culture experience, preferably with human pluripotent stem cells. Mouse handling experience would also be helpful.
    → Detailed information as PDF
Portrait Yixin Zhang

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Yixin Zhang

Open Projects

PhD Application

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