The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics Graduate Program 2019 - Biology And Computation

Publish Date: Jan 21, 2019

Deadline: Feb 14, 2019

Graduate program IMPRS for Biology And Computation

The new graduate program IMPRS for Biology And Computation (IMPRS-BAC) provides an education for students at the interface of molecular life sciences and computational sciences. This will be based on perspective and supervision from both ends - experimental and computational - and suit students with degrees in molecular biology, biochemistry, mathematics, bioinformatics or any related areas. If you have a passion for epigenetics, bioinformatics, developmental biology, mathematics, sequence analysis, gene regulation, RNA biology, mechanobiology, protein biochemistry, stem cells and differentiation, statistics, molecular evolution or biophysics and want to work at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics or the Freie Universität Berlin - this is the program for you! We are now accepting applications.

To select the most promising students from around the world for our training program, we employ a two-step selection process consisting of a written online application and a selection symposium at the MPI.

1.) Online Application

Our application platform is open until 14th of February, 2019 (23:59 CET)

With the application we ask for

  • a letter of motivation
  • a formal CV
  • your certificates (you should gain your degree before October 2019)
  • the names of two referees who will write a reference letter by the deadline
  • and a research proposal (best based on the project proposals from the faculty labs which will be available in autumn)

After the deadline, all applications are reviewed by the coordinator and the faculty. A shortlist of applicants will be invited to the selection symposium, which will be held on 8th - 10th of April, 2019.

2.) Selection Syposium: The Admission Assessment Days

Invited students will stay 3 days in Berlin (8th-10th of April, 2019) and present themselves and their research in a short talk. Following this, the prospective PhD student is interviewed by the panel of the faculty and by individual prospective supervisors. 

3.) Admission

Selected students can join the school in autumn, best starting on 1st of September.

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