PhD projects offered - IPP winter call 2020/2021

The IPP offers a wide range of research topics in the 47 participating groups located at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU) and the University Medical Center Mainz (UMC). Please note that not all groups participating in the IPP offer a position in every call. The list of group leaders offering a position in the IPP winter call 2020/2021 and the project descriptions are given below.

If you are interested in applying to one or more of these projects then please fill out our registration form (deadline 27 November 2020). Guidelines for registration can be found here. The referees you list will receive a personalised link allowing them to upload their reference directly and confidentially. After registration and submitting the names of your referees, you will receive a link to your application form. Here you can indicate up to 5 projects that are of interest to you. If you are invited to our interview days, you will have the opportunity to modify or extend your group selection based on your interaction with the group leaders.

Ageing & Disease

Group LeaderTopicInstitution
Katja LuckFrom networks to mechanism in health and diseaseIMB
Christof Niehrs - Ageing and DNA RepairEmbryos, Ageing and DNA repairIMB

Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

Group LeaderTopicInstitution
Katja LuckFrom networks to mechanism in health and diseaseIMB

DNA Repair & Genome Stability

Group LeaderTopicInstitution
Falk ButterCharacterisation of telomere-binding proteinsIMB
Eva WolfStructural biology of circadian clock proteinsJGU/IMB
Christof Niehrs - Ageing and DNA RepairEmbryos, Ageing and DNA repairIMB