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Winter Selection 2018:

- online registration: activated from 15th September 2017
- deadline for application: 30th October 2017 (24:00 Central European Time)
- deadline for submission of reference letters: 5th November 2017 (24:00 CET)
- interview in Dortmund: 5th - 6th February 2018



For more information about the requirements to join our graduate school, read here.
For more information about the selection process read here.


We encourage the application of talented and motivated students and we offer you the opportunity to develop into creative and passionate scientists. more…..

The scientific questions, that as a School we are interested in, are often very complex and require a combination of expertise. For this reason, we value interdisciplinarity and we actively search for students with backgrounds in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Computer Science or Engineering that are willing to work hand in hand with Biologists.
As a Biologist, this is also the place for you: you will be encouraged to tackle questions using a variety of approaches for which you will find training and support on site. Projects are truly interdisciplinary because faculty with different backgrounds closely collaborate.

To get an overview of our Science, check out our Faculty Members.


IMPORTANT: you do NOT need to secure a position within a lab during the application phase. In the application, you will be asked to choose, from a list of keywords, those that best fit your interests. Keywords are linked to projects that will be discussed in detail during the interview days. Your preferences help us to understand where your interests lie and to schedule the interviews, if you are invited.

Also, you will be asked to justify your choice of keywords. This is a very important part of the application: use the motivation letter to convey in the most clear and comprehensive way the reasons why you are interested in joining our program and what are your major scientific interests.

Here is the complete list of keywords, in alphabetical order, as they appear in the application for the Summer Selection 2017:

ADVANCED FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY
AUTOPHAGY
BIFURCATION ANALYSIS
BIOCHEMISTRY
CELL-BASED ASSAYS
CELL BIOLOGY
CELL DIVISION: MITOSIS AND MEIOSIS
CELL IDENTITY
CELL SIGNALING
CHEMICAL BIOLOGY
CHROMATIN DYNAMICS AND REMODELLING
CRYO-EM
CYTOSKELETON
EPIGENETICS
FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY
GENES AND CHROMOSOMES
IN VITRO RECONSTITUTION
LIVE CELL IMAGING
MEMBRANE TRAFFICKING
MODULATION OF SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
NETWORKS
NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
PATTERN FORMATION
POST TRANSLATIONAL MODIFICATION
PROTEIN AGGREGATION
PROTEIN ENGINEERING
PROTEIN LOCALIZATION
PROTEIN-NUCLEIC ACID INTERACTIONS
PROTEIN QUALITY CONTROL
PROTEIN REGULATION: MODIFICATION AND TURNOVER
PROTEIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
REVERSE ENGINEERING OF BIOCHEMICAL NETWORKS
SELF ORGANIZATION
SIGNALING PATHWAYS
SPATIAL ORGANIZATION
STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY
SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY
SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
THEORY OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS
UBIQUITIN/UBIQUITYLATION
UNNATURAL AMINO ACIDS
YEAST MODELS AND GENETICS













 

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