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.


THESIS DEFENSE | Srija Bhagavatula

13 September 2018

"Significance of crb mRNA localization to protein localization and function."

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THESIS DEFENSE | Matthäus Mittasch

27 August 2018

"Light-driven intracellular flow perturbations reveal physical principles of cell organization"

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2019 PhD Positions

Application Opens: 1 September 2018

Register by: 6 December 2018

Interview Week: 11-14 March 2019