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 Biophysics of branching microtubule dynamics in Xenopus egg extracts 12 weeks Physics, Biology DIGS-BB TUD CRTD
Jan Brugués Theory and experiments of microtubule dynamics in cell extracts Life Science, Experimental Physics Theory 12 weeks 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 Life Science, Computer Science 12 weeks IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD
Carl Modes Exploring basins of attraction for complex network function in biology Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics 12 weeks IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD
Gaia Pigino Cryo-electron tomography of cellular machines Life Science, Physics 12 weeks 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
Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering 12 weeks IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD
Agnes Toth-Petroczy Sequence based biophysical model of phase separating proteins Life Science, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Physics 12 weeks IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD
Nadine Vastenhouw How embryos take control of their own fate Life Science, Physics, Computer Science 12 weeks IMPRS-CellDevoSys MPI-CBG
Christoph Weber Life at the edge — Optimal control of phase coexistence Physics, Mathematics, Life Science 12 weeks IMPRS-CellDevoSys MPI-PKS
Christoph Zechner
  • Stochastic multiscale models of cells and tissues
  • Statistical inference of single-particle tracking data
Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics 12 weeks IMPRS-CellDevoSys CSBD