Call for Applications: MDC - NYU PhD EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association
May 18 2016
Position Type
Full Time
Our Berlin based PhD Exchange Program is a joint endeavor with the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology at New York University (NYU) and provides a doctoral training program with up to 4 year funded positions plus travel allowances and housing support.

Training is based on our major spectrum of medical systems biology research and technologies. Candidates educated in disciplines such as biochemistry, molecular biology, mathematics, or computational sciences and sharing our interest in gene regulatory networks are strongly encouraged to apply. The program is embedded into the research and training activities of the Helmholtz Graduate School Molecular Cell Biology (MDC) and the Department of Biology (NYU).

Research Topics:

• Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Mathematical Modeling

• Gene Regulation: microRNAs, Epigenetics, Transcription, RNA Biology

• Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, Single Cell Analysis and Imaging

• Cell Fate Conversion, Neuronal Differentiation, Reprogramming and Signaling, Developmental Biology

The program offers:

• interdisciplinary research training in top ranking labs

• projects that are dually mentored by a group leader from MDC and NYU

• students are supported to spend up to fifty percent of their time at NYU

• access to and training in high-end technologies, such as deep sequencing, mass spectrometry, bioinformatics

• an extensive and comprehensive archive of animal model systems

• participation in interdisciplinary classes, soft skills courses, student focused seminars and specialized summer schools

• the regular opportunity to present your research at the BIMSB Student Seminar and attend the Systems Biology Lecture Series

For further information, please visit our website at


Highly motivated candidates who hold or anticipate receiving a Master's degree or an equivalent in a relevant field are encouraged to apply online via Application deadline is July 1st 2016.

This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess

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