Fields of research
The PhD students will either specialize in an experimental or in a theoretical discipline. Fields of research include:
all experimental "omics" disciplines, i.e. genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics, bioimaging,
important theoretical disciplines, i.e. stochastics, theoretical physics, bioinformatics, biometrics, and computational biology.
PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) within 3-4 years
Close cooperation between several faculties at the University of Göttingen, the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, the German Primate Center, the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, and the Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH Göttingen.
Cutting edge research program
Scientific as well as soft skill courses
Multi-disciplinary environment, on Göttingen Campus
Embedded in the Göttingen Graduate Center for Neurosciences, Biophysics and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB)
Supervision of PhD students by two PIs, one an experimentalist and one with a computational or theoretical background is possible
Preliminary application deadline is March 1, 2018; recruitment days in May 2018; start of PhD projects in October 2018
IMPRS-GS students November 2017
Eric Helmvoigt, GWDG
Excursion to the GWDG, Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH Göttingen (joint Max Planck and University of Göttingen computing and IT competence centre) in January 2018.