Participating research groups and available projects

Below you will find a list of project leaders participating in this recruitment call, together with projects they are offering. After registration, a detailed description of each project will be available. For more information on our project leaders and participating labs please visit the profile pages of our research labs.
Akalin, Altuna - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Computational Biology, Medical Systems Biology
Research program:
MDC-NYU Exchange Program
Project 1:
Disease classification with deep learning
Project 2:
deconvolution of cell types from cell-free DNA
 

Bader, Michael - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Cardiovascular & Metabolic Research 
Research program:
 
Project 1:
PhDproject 1.pdf
Project 2:
PhDproject 2.pdf
 

Blankenstein, Thomas - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Cancer & Immunology 
Research program:
 
Project 1:
Analysis of human T cell receptor diversity selected by single HLA alleles
Project 2:
Analysis of T cell responses against naturally occurring neoantigens in novel cancer models
 

Gouti, Mina - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Neuroscience 
Research program:
 
Project 1:
A 3D Organoid model to study spinal muscular atrophy
 

Henssen, Anton George - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Cancer & Immunology, Computational Biology
Research program:
 
Project 1:
Extrachromosomal Circular DNA in Pediatric Cancer
 

Janz, Martin - MDC and Charité, Berlin
Research area:
Cancer & Immunology 
Research program:
 
Project 1:
Characterization of differentiation, growth and survival pathways in normal and malignant lymphocyte development
Project 2:
Mouse models for human lymphoid malignancies
 

Jentsch, Thomas - MDC, FMP, Berlin
Research area:
Neuroscience 
Research program:
 
Project 1:
Roles of a brand-new acid activated ion channel
Project 2:
Physiological roles and regulation of volume-regulated VRAC channels
 

Junker, Jan Philipp - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Medical Systems Biology, Computational Biology
Research program:
MDC-NYU Exchange Program
Project 1:
Using RNA labeling to understand when and how single cells take decisions
 

Kuehn, Ralf - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Neuroscience 
Research program:
 
Project 1:
iPS cell technology platform
Project 2:
Gene therapy using CRISPR/Cas9
 

Landthaler, Markus - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Medical Systems Biology 
Research program:
 
Project 1:
Single cell sequencing of nascent mRNA to study gene activation in development.pdf
Project 2:
Posttranscriptional regulation in space and time
 

Pombo, Ana - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Medical Systems Biology, Computational Biology
Research program:
 
Project 2:
Developing immuno-GAM, a multiomics approach for 4D-Nucleome research
 

Poulet, James - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Neuroscience 
Research program:
 
 

Sawamiphak, Suphansa - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Cardiovascular & Metabolic Research, Neuroscience
Research program:
 
Project 1:
cardiovascular-immune interactions
 

Schwarz, Roland - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Computational Biology 
Research program:
MDC-NYU Exchange Program
 

Selbach, Matthias - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Medical Systems Biology, Neuroscience
Research program:
 
Project 1:
Altered translation in autism (ALTRUISM)
Science video:
 

Treier, Mathias - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Cardiovascular & Metabolic Research, Neuroscience
Research program:
 
Project 1:
Functional testing of human polymorphisms in Sleep/Wake regulation of mice
Project 2:
Molecular Mechanisms underlying Nutritional Prevention of Diabetes
Science video:
 

Wanker, Erich - MDC, Berlin
Research area:
Neuroscience, Medical Systems Biology
Research program:
 
Project 1:
Huntingtons Disease: Mechanisms of Huntingtin Lowering in Cell and Fly Models
 
Please note this is not the final list. Consider to check the list regularly during the call, as more projects may be added until the application deadline