Internship Offers

The following research internships are offered for 2019 by the DIPP partner programs, the IMPRS-CellDevoSys and the DIGS-BB

Group Project Title Duration Student Background Program Location
Hayder Amin Studying the propagation of amyloid-beta toxicity in large-scale neuronal networks 12 weeks Life Science, Engineering DIGS-BB DZNE
Hayder Amin Collective stability of neuronal networks by neurogenesis and neuroplasticity 12 weeks Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics DIGS-BB DZNE
Olaf Bergmann Characterization of optogenetic tools in human iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes 12 weeks Physics, Biology DIGS-BB TUD CRTD
Jan Brugués Biophysics of branching microtubule dynamics in Xenopus egg extracts 12 weeks Life Science, Experimental Physics Theory IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD
Lutz Brusch Modeling and Simulation of Organ Regeneration 8–12 weeks Biology or Physics DIGS-BB TUD ZIH
Lutz Brusch Advancing the Simulation Framework Morpheus/MultiCellML 10–12 weeks Computer Science DIGS-BB TUD ZIH
Federico Calegari Area patterning in the developing cerebral cortex: novel genes translating transcription factor gradients into defined cortical areas 12 weeks Life Science (others generally welcome) DIGS-BB TUD CRTD
Benjamin Friedrich Sperm chemotaxis in turbulent flows 12 weeks Physics, Mathematics, Life Science, Computer Science DIGS-BB TUD cfaed
Michael Hiller Using computational approaches to link phenotypic differences between mammals or birds to differences in their genomes 12 weeks Life Science, Computer Science IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD
Florian Jug VLOGs of a Fiji scripting student 8 or 12 weeks Life Science, Computer Science IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD
Carl Modes Exploring basins of attraction for complex network function in biology 12 weeks Computer science, Science education IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD
Gaia Pigino Cryo-electron tomography of cellular machines 12 weeks Life Science, Physics IMPRS-CellDevoSys MPI-CBG
James Sáenz
  • Design principles of a minimal synthetic cell membrane
  • RNA-lipid interactions and the origin of life!
12 weeks Life Science, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics DIGS-BB TUD B CUBE
Ivo Sbalzarini
  • Parallel high-performance computing
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Data-driven simulations
  • Numerical simulations in biophysics
12 weeks Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD
Pavel Tomancak The role of integrins in tissue morphogenesis of gastrulating Drosophila embryos 12 weeks Biology, microscopy, advanced image analysis IMPRS-CellDevoSys MPI-CBG
Agnes Toth-Petroczy Sequence based biophysical model of phase separating proteins 12 weeks Life Science, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Physics IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD
Nadine Vastenhouw How embryos take control of their own fate 12 weeks Life Science, Physics, Computer Science IMPRS-CellDevoSys MPI-CBG
Christoph Weber Life at the edge — Optimal control of phase coexistence 12 weeks Physics, Mathematics, Life Science IMPRS-CellDevoSys MPI-PKS
Christoph Zechner
  • Stochastic multiscale models of cells and tissues
  • Statistical inference of single-particle tracking data
12 weeks Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD