Internship Offers

The following projects are being offered for the internships in 2017:

Group Location Project Title Duration (weeks) Required course of study
Michael Brand TUD CRTD Application of CRISPR/Cas-mediated mutagenesis to understand neuronal regeneration in zebrafish 12 weeks Life Science
Lutz Brusch TUD ZIH Modeling and simulation of tissue regeneration 10–12 weeks Biophysics
Frank Buchholz TUD BIOTEC Utilizing CRISR/Cas9 to cut gene amplifications in cancer cells 10–12 weeks Life Science, Medicine
Federico Calegari CRTD Control of mammalian neurogenesis 12 weeks Life Science
Stefan Diez TUD B CUBE Biophysical reconstitution of multi-motor, bidirectional transport systems 12 weeks Life Science, Physics, Engineering
Elisabeth Knust MPI-CBG The role of the apical determinant Crumbs in cytoskeletal organization and dynamics to maintain epidermal integrity in the Drosophila embryo 3 months Biology
Gaia Pigino MPI-CBG Optimisation of a sub-tomogram averaging workflow for the analysis of microtubule binding proteins in cryo-electron tomograms 3 months Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering
James Sáenz TUD B CUBE (1) Bridging the RNA and lipid worlds on the path to life
(2) From ancient lipids to synthetic life
12 weeks Life Science, Biophysics
Ivo Sbalzarini MPI-CBG Computer Simulations, Virtual Reality, and Parallel High-Performance Computing for Systems Biology 3 months Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
Michele Solimena PLID Regulation of insulin granule turnover 10–12 weeks (or longer) Life Science
Dora Tang MPI-CBG Characterisation of active protocells 3 months Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics
Axel Voigt TUD Mathematics Phenomena in active systems with hydrodynamic interactions 10–12 weeks Physics, Mathematics
Christoph Zechner MPI-CBG (1) Efficient Implementation of the Marginal Simulation Algorithm (MSA) for the Analysis of Stochastic Reaction Networks
(2) Development of a Symbolic Toolbox for Generating Moment Equations of Conditional Markov Processes
3 months Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics
Igor Zlotnikov TUD B CUBE (1) Nanomechanical characterization of wood cell walls
(2) Nanomechanical analysis of mineral-organic composites in marine organisms under environmental control
12 weeks Engineering, Life Science