Faculty members recruiting PhD students in 2021

This is an overview about the faculty offering PhD positions (fully funded) for starting the PhD in 2021. Information on the application process can be found here. On February 12, 2021 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



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


Lukas Cyganek

University Medical School -
Stem Cell Unit / Cardiology and Pneumology
Disease Modelling
Project description

Requirement: skills in stem cell culture, CRISPR/Cas9 and/or omics approaches



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



André Fischer

University Medical School
Institute for Molecular Oncology
Genome Maintenance and Instability
Project description

Requirement: Experience in Molecular Biology techniques, work with cell culture and animal models (mice), knowledge of bioinformatic analysis of NGS data would be advantageous



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



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



Gražvydas Lukinavičius

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry -
Research Group Chromatin Labeling and Imaging
Direct sequence-specific labeling of DNA
Project description

Requirement: Skills in Chemical Synthesis, Basic Enzymology, Statistical Analysis and Interest in Microscopy Methods



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



Jochen Rink

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry -
Department of Tissue Dynamics and Regeneration
The gene regulatory dimension of planarian regeneration
Project description

Requirement: Skills in Molecular and Cell Biology, Data Analysis



Johannes Söding

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry -
Research Group Quantitative and Computational Biology
Computational Genomics
Project description

Requirement: Skills in Bioinformatics, Scripting / Programming, good grasp of Statistics