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Winter Selection 2019:

- online registration: activated from 15th September 2018
- deadline for application: 31st October 2018 (24:00 Central European Time)
- deadline for submission of reference letters: 7th November 2018 (24:00 CET)
- interview in Dortmund: 6th - 8th February 2019



Applications are possible only via the ONLINE APPLICATION IMPRS-CMB database.
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 PhysicsMathematicsChemistryComputer 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.

In the ‘Research Experience and Motivation’ section of the application, you will be asked to select projects by choosing a combination of keywords. Each group of keywords corresponds to a project. The list of recruiting group leaders and the detailed projects will be disclosed only upon invitation (approximately 6 weeks before the interview dates).
IMPORTANT: you do NOT need to secure a position within a lab during the application phase.

Please choose the keywords that best reflect your interests.
You are allowed to choose up to four groups of keywords, of which three are mandatory.

TIP: use the motivation letter to convey, in the most clear and comprehensive way, why you are interested in joining our program, why you chose certain keywords and what are your major scientific interests.

 

Here is the complete list of groups of keywords, in alphabetical order, as they appear in the application for the Winter Selection 2019. Please select up to 4 groups of keywords:

1
BIOCHEMISTRY / CELL BIOLOGY / CELL DIVISION: MITOSIS AND MEIOSIS / CYTOSKELETON

2
BIOCHEMISTRY / CELL BIOLOGY / NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES / PROTEOSTASIS

3
BIOCHEMISTRY / CHEMISTRY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS / BIOCATALYSIS / BIOCHEMICAL RECONSTITUTION

4
BIOCHEMISTRY / CYTOKELETON / CELL SIGNALLING / BIOCHEMICAL RECONSTITUTION

5
BIOLOGICAL INFORMATION PROCESSING / STEM CELL BIOLOGY / CELL FATE DECISIONS / CELL SIGNALING

6
CELL BIOLOGY / NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES / CELLULAR STRESS / PHASE TRANSITION

7
CELL BIOLOGY / ORGANELLES AND INTERORGANELLE COMMUNICATION / CELL SIGNALING / LIVE CELL IMAGING

8
CHEMICAL BIOLOGY / DRUG DEVELOPMENT / SMALL MOLECULE MODULATORS / CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

9
CHEMICAL BIOLOGY / EPIGENETICS / DIRECTED MOLECULAR EVOLUTION / UNNATURAL AMINO ACIDS

10
CHEMICAL BIOLOGY / SMALL MOLECULE MODULATORS / PROTEOSTASIS / STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY

11
CHEMICAL BIOLOGY / SYNTHETIC CHEMISTRY / BIOCHEMISTRY / POST-TRANSLATIONAL MODIFICATIONS

12
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY / GENETICS / CELL FUSION / CELL-BASED ASSAYS

13
STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY / PROTEIN CONFORMATIONAL DYNAMICS / ENZYMES / NMR SPECTROSCOPY