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University Medical Center Göttingen
Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
A 3-year PhD studentship is available to commence in 2017. The studentship is offered from the ’Translational stemcell Research group’, Heart Centre, University of Göttingen (Supervision: Dr. Katrin Streckfuß- Bömeke).
PhD studentship
"Analysis of iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes from patients with genetic-based cardiovascular diseases"
for 3 years with the possibility of elongation, part-time (50 %)
salary according to TV-L
The University Medical Center Göttingen is a tertiary care center and offers great development potential. Its 7,400 employees work in over 65 departments and facilities to provide top-quality patient care, excellent research and modern teaching. Göttingen, "City of Science", lies near the center of Germany, the University Medical Center Göttingen is embedded in the city’s attractive network of scientific research facilities.
Our group focus on the establishment of patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and their applications in modelling cardiovascular diseases, especially dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Our projects aim for the isolation and cultivation of somatic human cells, their reprogramming into iPSCs followed by differentiation into cardiomyocytes. Furthermore, we are interested in the signalling pathways behind these cardiovascular diseases.
We are looking for a highly motivated and creative person with experience in virus (lenti, AAVs) preparation, mammalian cell culture and CRISPR-Cas9 technology. This project involves moreover a wide range of cell biological, molecular biological, histological, and genome wide-based methods.
The successful candidate for the PhD position is expected to hold a very good Master’s or other degree comparable to a German University Diploma in disciplines or fields related to biology, pharmacology or biochemistry and a strong interest in stem cell research to address interdisciplinary questions in the regenerative medicine. Fluent English in spoken and written is required, German knowledge is not a prerequisite but an advantage for the position.
Interested applicants should submit a personal motivation letter, the BSc and MSc certificate (or equivalent) including transcript of records and curriculum vitae, and at least two support letters or the name of three references.
We offer an exciting and biomedically relevant research project, a stimulating scientific environment and opportunities for intensive national and international collaborations.
Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.
We look forward to receiving your application by January 15th, 2017:
University Medical Center Göttingen
Department of Cardiology and Pneumology
Dr. rer. nat. Katrin Streckfuß-Bömeke
Groupleader ’Translational Stemcell Research’

37099 Göttingen
Tel.: +49 551/39-20559
Fax: +49 551/39-22953
E-Mail: katrin.streckfuss@med.uni-goettingen.de
Web: http://www.herzzentrum-goettingen.de
Travel and application fees cannot be refunded
or transferred.
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Closing date: 15.01.2017
Closing date: 15 January 2017 Published on academics.com on date 25 November 2016
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