A PhD program for Future Leaders in Science

Integrating Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science, the International Max Planck Research School for Cell, Developmental, and Systems Biology trains talented young researchers seeking a doctoral degree. Housed at three sites in Dresden, our PhD students work with top scientists from over 50 nations to ask: How do cells form tissues and organisms? Our PhD students show tremendous passion for cross-disciplinary science and pursue new directions in research. This site introduces you to our Predocs, Group Leaders, and Program. Learn more in a nutshell about our blend of quality research and fast-paced learning. If you have the drive and discipline to succeed in this environment, we encourage you to apply.

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THESIS DEFENSE | Anna Bajur

2 May 2018

"Dynamic regulation of Crumbs at the plasma membrane during epithelial morphogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster"

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THESIS DEFENSE | Maté Palfy

26 April 2018

"The role of transcription factors in shaping the chromatin landscape and regulating the timing of zygotic genome activation in zebrafish"

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2019 PhD Positions

Application Opens: Fall 2018

Application Closes: January 2019

Interview Week: March 2019