Jobs in Structural Biology and Related Fields

8 Scholarships for PhD Studies in Structural Biology

Dusseldorf, Germany
Application deadline: 30 Sep 2012

The NRW Research School BioStruct – Biological Structures in Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf in Germany, funded by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the German Federal State North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), invite applications for 8 PhD Scholarships starting June 2012. BioStruct offers innovative education and research programs within a stimulating interdisciplinary environment combining the fields of structural biology, molecular medicine and biotechnology.


Highly motivated and excellent candidates holding an MSc or Diploma degree in the fields of Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry and related fields can directly apply for a PhD scholarship including a monthly stipend of 1345,- EUR and contributions towards travel and research expenses. Currently open projects are e.g.: 01_Dynamics of proteolytic activation of and substrate degradation by the peptidase ClpP 02_Fine tuning of biological photoreceptor properties for applications in biotechnology and optogenetics 06_Structural transformation of guanylate-binding proteins (GBPs) during infection 13_Structure-function relationship of the thylakoid protein PsbS 14_From Heterogeneity to Resolution Improvement in Single-Particle Cryo-EM For further information on the program, all possible doctoral (PhD) research projects, prerequisites and the application instructions please visit our homepage: For enquiries and additional information please contact the coordination office: Applications are open throughout the year until all PhD Scholarships are filled.

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