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Molecular Biology of Cells (Ph.D.)

Subject name: Molecular Biology of Cells
Degree: Promotion / Ph.D. (Dr.rer.nat./Ph.D.)
Standard period of study: 6 semesters
Starting semester: Summer and winter semester
Application: limited admission (application to GGNB)
Language skills: Englisch (proof requiered)

The doctoral program "Molecular Biology of Cells" is a member of the Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB). It is hosted by the Göttingen Center for Molecular Biosciences (GZMB) and is conducted jointly by the University of Göttingen, the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, and the German Primate Center.

The research-oriented program is taught in English and open to students who hold a Master's degree (or equivalent) in the biosciences, chemistry, physics, medicine, or related fields.

The program accepts students from diverse areas of previous education who share enthusiasm for studying cells. Training is aimed at achieving a comparative understanding of how cell fate and topology are determined, a critical sense of how to apply comprehensive genomic analysis tools, and the ability to set up and test conceptual models for cellular functions.