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 | Alice Cezanne

23 May 2019

"Reconstitution of endosomal Rab5 domain formation in vitro"

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THESIS DEFENSE | Iskra Yanakieva

22 May 2019

"Distinct actin-dependent mechanisms ensure apical nuclear migration in different zebrafish neuroepithelia"

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2020 PhD Positions

Register by 25 October 2019

Deadline 5 November 2019