Summer Selection 2018:
- online registration: activated from 10th March 2018
- deadline for application: 3rd May 2018 (24:00 Central European Time)
- deadline for submission of reference letters: 6th May 2018 (24:00 CET)
- interview in Dortmund: 9th - 10th July 2018
Here are the GROUP LEADERS recruiting at the Summer Selection 2018:
Andrey Antonchick, MPI of Molecular Physiology, Department of Chemical Biology:
"Oxidative coupling in the synthesis of bioactive products"
Philippe Bastiaens, MPI of Molecular Physiology, Department of Systemic Cell Biology:
"How tumour identity is maintained by intercellular communication"
Peter Bieling, MPI of Molecular Physiology, Department of Systemic Cell Biology:
"Reverse-engineering of cell polarity and cytoskeletal morphogenesis"
Matias Hernandez, MPI of Molecular Physiology, Department of Structural Biochemistry:
"Biochemical reconstitution of cell-cell fusion using yeast spheroplasts"
Andrea Musacchio, MPI of Molecular Physiology, Departement of Mechanistic Cell Biology:
"Molecular basis of cell-cycle regulated kinetochore assembly"
Daniel Summerer, TU Dortmund, Department of Chemical Biology:
"Spatiotemporal controlled editing of epigenetic cytosine modifications for unravelling the dynamics of chromatin condensation"
Jörg Tatzelt, Ruhr University Bochum (RUB), Department of Biochemistry and Pathobiochemistry:
"Molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration"
Stefan Westermann, University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), Center of Medical Biotechnology:
"A molecular basis for dynamically regulated kinetochore-microtubule interactions"
Konstanze F. Winklhofer, Ruhr University Bochum (RUB), Department of Biochemistry and Pathobiochemistry:
Project1: "The role of membrane contact sites in interorganellar communication"
Project2: "The role of protein quality control pathways in neurodegenerative diseases"
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…..
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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).
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 Summer Selection 2018. Please select up to 4 groups of keywords:
BIOCHEMISTRY / CELL BIOLOGY / CELL DIVISION: MITOSIS AND MEIOSIS / CYTOSKELETON
BIOCHEMISTRY / CELL BIOLOGY / CELL FUSION / YEAST GENETICS
BIOCHEMISTRY / CELL BIOLOGY / NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES / PROTEOSTASIS
BIOCHEMISTRY / STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY / SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY / CELL DIVISION: MITOSIS AND MEIOSIS
BIOCHEMISTRY / CYTOSKELETON / CELL SIGNALLING / BIOCHEMICAL RECONSTITUTION
BIOLOGICAL INFORMATION PROCESSING / NETWORK BIOLOGY / CELL IDENTITY / INTERCELLULAR COMMUNICATION
CELL BIOLOGY / NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES / PROTEOSTASIS / AUTOPHAGY
CELL BIOLOGY / ORGANELLES AND INTERORGANELLE COMMUNICATION / CELL SIGNALLING / LIVE CELL IMAGING
CHEMICAL BIOLOGY / EPIGENETICS / DIRECTED MOLECULAR EVOLUTION / UNNATURAL AMINO ACIDS
SYNTHETIC CHEMISTRY / CHEMICAL BIOLOGY / CHEMISTRY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS / DRUG DEVELOPMENT