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PhD Positions

Recruiting Group Leaders

This is a list of currently 21 group leaders who are intending to recruit in the PhD Fall Selection 2021 and potential projects they’re offering.

Please note: this list might change during the application process (new additions or withdrawals), please check back regularly for updated information

Portrait Henrik Bringmann

Henrik Bringmann

Open Project
  • Molecular mechanisms of tiredness
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Neurobiology, Molecular Biology, Imaging, Genetics
Portrait Frank Buchholz

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Frank Buchholz

Open Project
  • Development of “off-the shelf” transplantable cells
Portrait Anke Fuchs

© CRTD

Anke Fuchs

Open Project
  • Development of off-the-shelf organ targeted T regulatory T (Treg) cell therapy
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Cell Culture, Cell Biology, Immunology
Portrait Kaomei Guan

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Portrait Gerd Kempermann

© CRTD

Portrait Nils Kröger

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Portrait Henning Morawietz

Henning Morawietz

Open Project
  • Exercise prevents impact of gestational diabetes mellitus on fetal endothelial function
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Master of Science, Expertise in Life Science, Biomedical Research
Portrait Nicolay Ninov

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Nikolay Ninov

Open Project
  • Cell fate plasticity and transdifferentiation during de novo regeneration of metabolic organs
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Developmental Biology, Regenerative Medicine
Portrait Anna Poetsch

Anna Poetsch

Open Projects
  • Using machine learning to understand the genomic distribution of mutations
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Computational Biology or related
  • Gene regulation via DNA damage
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Molecular Biology or related (the project is computational on biological data)
Portrait Natalia Rodríguez Muela

Natalia Rodríguez Muela

Open Project
  • Spinal cord organoids to understand selective neuronal loss in motor neuron diseases
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Cell Culture, Cell Biology, Biochemistry
Portrait Michael Schlierf

Michael Schlierf

Open Project
  • Bacterial response to antibiotic exposure on the single-molecule level of regulators and efflux pumps
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Microbiology, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry
Portrait Mirko Schmidt

Mirko Schmidt

Open Projects
  • Novel Notch ligands in cortical development
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Neuroscience
  • Novel Notch ligands in Alzheimer’s disease
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Neuroscience
Portrait Tomohisa Toda

Tomohisa Toda

Open Project
  • Environmental effects on the nuclear architecture of adult neural progenitor cells
Portrait Attila Tóth

Attila Tóth

Open Projects
  • Controling the position and timing of recombination initiation in mouse meiosis
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Bioinformatics
  • Understanding how chromosome numbers are halved during gametogenesis
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics
Portrait Alexander Wurm

Alexander Wurm

Open Project
  • Understanding the epigenome-lncRNA network in cancer progression and response to epigenetic therapies
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biomedicine, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
Portrait Sebastian Zeißig

Sebastian Zeißig

Open Project
  • Immunological regulation of early-onset colorectal cancer
Portrait Yixin Zhang

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Yixin Zhang

Open Projects
  • DNA-encoded and addressable chemical library
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Chemistry
  • 3D Bio-printing of cell-laden bio-materials
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy, Engineer

PhD Fall Selection 2021

register by
1 June 2021 23:59 CEST (GMT+2)

submit by
8 June 2021 23:59 CEST (GMT+2)

video interviews with admission committee:
19–23 July 2021
interview week (virtual):
6–10 September 2021