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Recruiting Group Leaders

This is a list of currently 17 group leaders who are intending to recruit in the PhD Spring 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 Mareike Albert

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Mareike Albert

Open Project
  • Epigenetic regulation of human neurogenesis
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biomedicine/Neuroscience/Genetics
Portrait Henrik Bringmann

Henrik Bringmann

Open Projects
  • Mechanisms of sleep induction by a sleep-active neuron
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Molecular Biology, Genetics, Neuroscience, Molecular Medicine, Cell Biology
  • Impact of sleep on tumor growth
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Molecular Biology, Genetics, Neuroscience, Molecular Medicine, Cell Biology
Portrait Frank Buchholz

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Frank Buchholz

Open Project
  • Development of Genome Engineering Tools
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Molecular Biology, Genetics
Portrait Christian Dahmann

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Christian Dahmann

Open Projects
  • How the interplay between actomyosin contractility and ECM shapes epithelia in Drosophila
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biology/Physics
  • How the genome encodes animal shape: From gene expression to cell mechanics
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biology
Portrait Natalie Dye

Natalie Dye

Open Project
  • Biophysical analysis of heterogeneity in human gastric cancer
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biophysics, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Medicine, Cancer Biology
Portrait Elisha Krieg

Elisha Krieg

Open Projects
  • Nucleic acid diagnostic assays operated by DNA nanotechnology
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Molecular Bioengineering, Molecular Biology, DNA Nanotechnology
  • Engineering programmable nanomaterials based on DNA-crosslinked polymers
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science
Portrait Andreas Linkermann

Andreas Linkermann

Open Project
  • The role of caspases in ferroptosis
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Molecular Biology, Western Blotting, mouse models of acute kidney injury
Portrait Felix Müller-Planitz

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Felix Müller-Planitz

Open Project
  • How nucleosomes affect the function of the cell
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
Portrait Nicolay Ninov

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Nikolay Ninov

Open Projects
  • How cellular communities co-operate within pancreatic islets to fine-tune glucose control
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Cell and Developmental Biology
  • The role of immune cells in beta-cell formation regeneration, and maintenance
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Cell and Developmental Biology
Portrait Anna Poetsch

Anna Poetsch

Open Project
  • Genomics of DNA repair
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Computational Biology
Portrait Mirko Schmidt

Mirko Schmidt

Open Project
  • Novel Notch ligands in adult neurogenesis
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Neurobiology, Neuroscience
Portrait Axel Voigt

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Portrait Maximina Yun

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Maximina Yun

Open Project
  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms of de novo thymus regeneration
    Preferred Course of Study/Expertise of Candidate: Immunology, Stem Cell Biology, Regeneration, Animal Models
Portrait Sebastian Zeißig

Sebastian Zeißig

Open Project
  • Microbial regulation of intestinal tumor development

PhD Spring Selection 2021

register until
28 December 2020 23:59 CET (GMT+1)

submit until
7 January 2021 23:59 CET (GMT+1)

video interviews with admission committee:
15–19 February 2021
interview week (virtual):
22–26 March 2021