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International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS)

University/Institute: University of Tübingen
Location: Germany - Tübingen
Focus: Bioinformatics
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Biology, Chemistry, Math/Statistics
Degree Offered: Ph.D/DSc (< 1 year)Ph.D/DSc (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

The special feature of our 3-year PhD program is its emphasis on interdisciplinary interactions.

Training is offered in a range of core and specialised skills; a thesis advisory committee provides individual project guidance. English is the language of the school; places are fully funded.

The Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology runs the program in conjunction with the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory and the Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen.

A new application round will start at the 1st of January till 28th of February 2016.

More information and online application at http://www.imprs.tuebingen.mpg.de

Program Goals:

We want to train the next generation of scientists to study complex biological processes that cannot be adequately understood within the limits of a single discipline. Traditionally separate fields covered include:
â?¢ Biophysics
â?¢ Structural, molecular and cellular biology
â?¢ Biochemistry and genetics
â?¢ Bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics
â?¢ Evolutionary biology

Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2016
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Semester

Average number of applicants per year: 400
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 10
Average number of incoming students per year: 10
Average number of graduates per year: 3

Program URL: http://www.imprs.tuebingen.mpg.de/

Contact Person: Dr. Sarah Danes ( imprs@tuebingen.mpg.de )

Last updated: Dec 17, 2015

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