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Sunday, 11 July 2010 23:38

Fachgebiete: Biologie Humanmedizin
Thema: Doktorarbeit: PhD positions in Translational Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research
Ansprechpartner: Dr. rer. nat. Iwan Meij
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Institution: Max Delbrück Centre
Ort: 13125 Berlin, Robert Rößlestraße 10


The Helmholtz International Research School ‘TransCard’ offers:

10 fully-funded PhD positions in Translational Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine

Application Closing Date: July 15th 2010

The TransCard program is an attractive PhD program for several good reasons:
- Excellent and challenging research projects ensured by high quality faculty.
- Constant mentoring of Ph.D. progress through the implemented Ph.D. Committees.
- A core lecture series to provide necessary background on concepts and methods.
- Guaranteed attendance of an international scientific meeting plus an advanced course.
- Opportunity to develop "Soft skills" through external courses and teaching on site.
- Personal development through interaction with peers, influence on the curriculum, and organization of a retreat / research meeting.

“TransCard” aims at identifying and training the next generation of talented students in the fields of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. There is an increasing world-wide demand for well-trained researchers within this exciting and medically extremely important research arena.

We are looking for outstanding highly-motivated candidates of any nationality, who hold or expect to obtain a Masters degree or a Diplom in Biology or in a related field. Our International PhD Program is conducted entirely in English. To learn more about the Program and the application process see:


The Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) is a leading research institution in the field of Molecular Medicine in Germany. It covers a broad range of research areas including: Function & Dysfunction of the Nervous System, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases, Cancer and Bioinformatics & Systems Biology. In 2009 the MDC and its partners, the Freie Universität Berlin (FU), the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (HU) and the Charité, have established the Helmholtz International Research School Molecular TransCard to train excellent young researchers in translational medicine.

TransCard is a member of the Helmholtz Graduate School ‘Molecular Cell Biology’- a body of over 250 international PhD students at the MDC that benefit from a structured interdisciplinary PhD training.

Anfangsdatum: 1. November 2010

geschätzte Dauer: 3 Years

Bezahlung: TvÖD 13 50%

Homepage: http://www.mdc-berlin.de/transcard


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