The International Graduate School in Molecular Medicine Ulm funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments kindly invites applications from highly qualified and motivated individuals for 9 PhD studentships to commence in October 2013.The successful candidates will perform their PhD projects partly in Ulm and partly in the partner institutions. The International Graduate School in Molecular Medicine Ulm is a central institution of Ulm University providing high quality training for doctoral students in a structured, three year’s programme. The scientific bases for the International Graduate School in Molecular Medicine Ulm are externally funded research networks with proven excellence. Successful candidates are expected to work in one of the following research projects: Dissecting the role of the polycomb – like protein PHF19/PCL3 in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) C. Buske (Ulm) and G. Wang (Chapel Hill, USA) Dissecting the pathogenesis of myofibrillar myopathies S. Just (Ulm) and M. Sandri (Padua, Italy) Differential segregation of organelles during ageing of yeast N. Johnsson (Ulm) Nanobridges for targeted virus/host interaction J. Münch (Ulm) Wnt4 target genes during embryonic kidney development M. Kühl (Ulm) and S. Vainio (Oulu, Finland) NK cells activity in response to HCMV infection T. Mertens (Ulm) and G. Palú (Padua, Italy) Super-resolution optical microscopy of transcription J. Michaelis (Ulm) Genetic networks guiding heart valve development W. Rottbauer (Ulm) and F. Conlon (Chapel Hill, USA) Hepatitis C core protein-mediated immune regulation R. Schirmbeck (Ulm) and A. Alberti/G. Palú (Padua, Italy) PhD students will receive a tax-free fellowship of 1400 € per month + health insurance costs or a corresponding work contract for 3 years.
The deadline for application is June 6, 2013. For application please use our online application tool which can be found at https://gs-molmed-uni-ulm.de.
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Further information can be found on our homepage http://www.uni-ulm.de/mm. Short listed candidates will be invited for an oral presentation and interviews to Ulm in July 2013.