A PhD program for Future Leaders in Science

Integrating Biology, Physics, 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.


2018 PhD Positions

Application Opens: Sep 2017

Application Closes: Jan 2018

Interview Week: 5 - 9 March 2018


AWARDS | Boehringer Ingelheim Fellowship for Ceciel Jegers

18 July 2017

PhD student in Hyman lab pursues research on the organization of the cytoplasm.

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THESIS DEFENSE | Albert Thommen

9 June 2017

"A Quantative Multi-Scale Analysis of Planarian Growth and Degrowth"

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