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The German-Israeli Helmholtz Research School SignGene offers PhD positions in Cell Signaling, Gene Regulation and Quantitative Biology in some of the best labs in Israel!

The binational Helmholtz Research School “Frontiers in Cell Signaling and Gene Regulation” (SignGene) is a joint PhD program between Berlin in Germany and Haifa and Jerusalem in Israel. Our research focuses on unraveling the mechanisms that govern the development and physiological functions of normal cells with the goal to understand the pathological processes underlying diseases such as cancer. Lively interactions across our network of world-leading scientists and vivid scientific collaborations across borders make SignGene an exceptional international experience for PhD students.

SignGene offers
  • 3-year advanced training in the fields of cell signaling, gene regulation and quantitative biology, including bioengineering and biophysics
  • Exciting research projects and dual mentoring by a pair of collaborating senior scientists from Israel and Germany
  • Prolonged exchange visits in a partnering laboratory in Berlin
  • Annual scientific symposia and winter schools alternating between Germany and Israel
  • Transferable skills courses to support personal career development
Interested candidates from all countries who hold or anticipate receiving a Master’s degree or equivalent in relevant fields of study are invited to submit their applications online until June 15, 2016.
For more information, please visit our website at http://www.mdc-berlin.de/signgene

Contact detail

How to apply:
Please note that we accept applications only via our online application portal!
Send application to
Dr. Sandra Krull
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
Robert-Rössle-Str 10
13125 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 9406 4205
Fax: +49 30 9406 2170

Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Berlin)
Working place
13125 Berlin
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics