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APPLICATION

 

WINTER SELECTION 2022

  • online registration: actived on 15th September 2021
  • deadline for application: 31st October 2021 (24:00 Berlin Time)
  • deadline for submission of reference letter: 8th November 2021 (24:00 Berlin Time)
  • online interviews: 24th January - 4th February 2022

 

Applications are possible only via the ONLINE APPLICATION IMPRS-LM database2.
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…..

The scientific questions, that as a School we are interested in, are often very complex and require a combination of expertise. For this reason, we value interdisciplinarity and we actively search for students with backgrounds in PhysicsMathematicsChemistryComputer Science or Engineering that are willing to work hand in hand with Biologists.
As a Biologist, this is also the place for you: you will be encouraged to tackle questions using a variety of approaches for which you will find training and support on site. Projects are truly interdisciplinary because faculty with different backgrounds closely collaborate.

To get an overview of our Science, check out our Faculty Members.

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 and a laboratory.
IMPORTANT: you do NOT need to secure a position within a lab during the application phase.

Below you can find the recruiting groups and an associate list of keywords (=12 projects), in the order as they will appear in the application for the Winter Selection 2022. Please choose the groups of keywords that best reflect your interests and select up to 4 groups of keywords.

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.

 

RECRUITING LABS

 

PHILIPPE BASTIAENS LAB
BIOLOGICAL INFORMATION PROCESSING / CELL SIGNALING / SPATIAL ORGANIZATION / REVERSIBLE CRYO-ARREST

MALTE GERSCH LAB
CHEMICAL BIOLOGY / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY / POST-TRANSLATIONAL MODIFICATIONS / SMALL-MOLECULE MODULATORS

DORIS HELLERSCHMIED LAB
BIOCHEMISTRY / CELL BIOLOGY / PROTEOSTASIS / CELLULAR STRESS


MARKUS KAISER LAB
CHEMICAL BIOLOGY / MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY / BIOCHEMISTRY / DRUG DEVELOPMENT


HEMMO MEYER LAB
CELL BIOLOGY / NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE / MOLECULAR MACHINES / FUNCTIONAL MICROSCOPY


HANNES MUTSCHLER LAB

Project 1: NUCLEIC ACID CATALYSIS / PROTOCELLS / ORIGIN OF LIFE / ARTIFICIAL CELLS
Project 2: SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY / CELL-FREE SYSTEMS / IN VITRO TRANSLATION / BIOPHYSICS


STEFAN RAUNSER LAB

STRUCTURAL CELL BIOLOGY / MEDICAL BIOCHEMISTRY / MACROMOLECULAR COMPLEXES / ELECTRON TOMOGRAPHY & CRYO-EM

FRANK SCHULZ LAB
CHEMICAL BIOLOGY / BIOCONJUGATES / BIOCHEMICAL ASSAYS / MASS SPECTROMETRY

DANIEL SUMMERER LAB
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY / EPIGENETICS / PROTEIN DESIGN / DIRECTED MOLECULAR EVOLUTION


STEFAN WESTERMANN LAB
BIOCHEMISTRY / CELL BIOLOGY / CELL CYCLE / CYTOSKELETON


KONSTANZE WINKLHOFER LAB
NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES / ORGANELLES AND INTERORGANELLE COMMUNICATION / PROTEOSTASIS / LIVE CELL IMAGING



2By submitting your application to the IMPRS-LM database you allow us to store and process your data exclusively for the purpose of the recruitment process.
Please read here the Data Protection Statement of the IMPRS-LM.