International PhD Program in Microbiology

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Would you like to graduate from a renowned research school, located in one of the most beautiful old university towns in Europe?
The International Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular, and Molecular Microbiology in Marburg (IMPRS-Mic) in Germany offers fellowships for a three-year structured PhD program.
The IMPRS-MIC is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology and the Philipps-Universität Marburg. The school aims to provide excellent students with outstanding and interdisciplinary scientific training in modern microbiology.
Research areas covered include:
• Molecular & cellular microbiology
• Microbial metabolism & protein structure determination
• Microbial diversity & evolution
• Microbial biogeochemistry
• Microbial ecology
• Microbial genomics
• Microbial symbiosis
• Modelling of microbial systems
• Plant-microbe interactions
• Synthetic microbiology
• Systems microbiology
Students broaden their individual PhD projects by joint seminars, lectures, Experimental & soft skill workshops, international research conferences, and retreats. The program is taught in English. An important goal of these activities is to promote interactions between researchers from different fields of microbiology knowing that the new is often discovered by interdisciplinary approaches. We invite highly qualified and motivated students with a Master’s or Diploma degree in Natural or Life Sciences to apply.
The application deadline for students requiring a visa to come to Germany is January 31, 2015. For students who don’t require a visa, the deadline is 1 March 2015. The program will start in October 2015.
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Germany (Hessen)
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35043 Marburg
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Biology & Life Sciences

About International Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular, and Molecular Microbiology (IMPRS-Mic)

We are the graduate school for Environmental, Cellular and Molecular Microbiology from the Max Planck Society. With us you can do a PhD in different branches of microbiology, including molecular and cellular microbiology, genomics, metabolism, host-pathogen interactions, microbial ecology, and systems and synthetic microbiology.  

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