Faculty members recruiting PhD students in 2022

This is an overview about the faculty offering PhD positions (fully funded) for starting the PhD in 2022. Information on the application process can be found here. On February 11, 2022 application will be closed. Please click on the project or on faculty member to receive more information. You can find the full list of IMPRS-GS faculty here. All faculty members may be potential supervisors for a PhD within the IMPRS-GS, when you have your own and already secured funding.

Tim Beissbarth

University Medical School -
Medical Bioinformatics
Bioinformatic Research in precise medicine
Project description

Requirement: Skills in Bioinformatics, Programming, Statistics and in Machine Learning techniques, Translational Research



Heike Bickeböller

University Medical School
Department of Genetic Epidemiology
Genetic Epidemiology
Project description

Requirement: skills in Biostatistics and/or Genetic Epidemiology



Gregor Bucher

Goettingen University -
Department of Evolutionary Developmental Genetics
Evolutionary Developmental Genetics
Project description

Requirement: skills in Molecular Biology, Embryology, Basic bioinformatics expertise for evolutionary sequence analysis



Patrick Cramer

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry -
Department of Molecular Biology
Functional Genomics and Computational Biology
Project description

Requirement: Skills in Functional Genomics, Molecular Biology



Hannelore Ehrenreich

Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine -
Clinical Neuroscience
Phenotype-based Genetic Associations
Project description

Requirement: Skills in Bioinformatics, Genetics, GWAS, PGAS, Translational & Clinical Neuroscience



Sarah Köster

Goettingen University -
Institute for X-ray Physics
Cellular Biophysics
Project description

Requirement: Skills or at least interest in quantitative biophysical methods (such as imaging, microfluidics, optical tweezers, AFM), cell or protein biology, quantitative data analysis, programming.



Juliane Liepe

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry -
Research Group Quantitative and Systems Biology
Modelling antigen presentation
Project description

Requirement: Skills in scientific programming (R or Python), computational modelling, data analysis, interest and basic knowledge in immunology



Gražvydas Lukinavičius

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry -
Research Group Chromatin Labeling and Imaging
Highly specific enzymatic labeling of nucleic acids
Project description

Requirement: Knowledge of molecular biology methods, enzymology knowledge, statistical analysis and interest in microscopy methods.



Peter Lénárt

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry -
Research Group Cytoskeletal Dynamics in Oocytes
Evolution of oocyte meiosis
Project description

Requirement: Skills in Bioinformatics, Molecular Cell Biology, Evolution



Marieke Oudelaar

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry -
Lise Meitner Group Genome Organization and Regulation
Gene regulation and genome organization
Project description

Requirement: Skills in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or Bioinformatics



Nico Posnien

Goettingen University -
Emmy-Noether Group Leader, Developmental Biology
Developmental Biology in Spiders and Beetles
Project description

Requirement: Skills in bioinformatics, RNAseq, ATACseq, integration of multi-omics data, willingness to perform functional validation experiments (wet lab)



Jochen Rink

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry -
Emmy-Noether Group Leader, Developmental Biology
The gene regulatory dimension of planarian regeneration
Project description

Requirement: Skills in Molecular and Cell Biology, Data Analysis