PhD student (f/m) - Code 1522/2017/12 (Bonn, Germany)
The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is a unique non-university research center which is dedicated to the subject dementia and all its areas, as well as other neurodegenerative diseases. The center compasses the full spectrum of fundamental research through population sciences to health care research. The DZNE stands for excellence in research and science management, translation of scientific results into practice, interdisciplinarity and internationalization. It is a research center within the Helmholtz Organization of German research centers. With over 1000 employees from 55 nations, spread over 9 sites, the DZNE is one of the national and international leading research centers in its research field.
The DZNE in Bonn is looking for a
PhD student (f/m) - Code 1522/2017/12
to join the research group of Dr Melania Capasso.
The Capasso lab is interested in elucidating pathways regulating immune cell function, both in adaptive and innate immune cells, as well as their impact in neurodegenerative diseases.
We are seeking an enthusiastic PhD student to work on signalling pathways regulating inflammation in innate immune cells, as well as how they change in ageing. In particular, the project will centre on elucidating molecular mechanisms regulating inflammation downstream the mTOR pathway.
Well-organised and pro-active PhD candidate with a degree in a relevant biomedical subject, preferably in the field of immunology and/or cell signalling. Previous experience with molecular biology techniques, such as RNA work or cloning would be a bonus. Showing initiative and flexibility, also regarding working hours when required, will be desirable qualities.
• An interesting and challenging task in a Research Center that works on the future topics of health research.
• An international environment characterized by a strong focus on Science and Research.
• A high potential for the individual development of our employees.
• Targeted personell development.
• Employment, payment and social benefits are consistent with those at other research institutes.
You will obtain special skills and knowledge for your scientific qualification during your activities at DZNE.
The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. The DZNE is committed to employing disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.
Please apply via the following link:
Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen e. V. (DZNE)
Ansprechpartner: Dr. Melania Capasso