Jobs

Ph.D. student

Employer

University Hospital Bonn

Location

Bonn, Germany

Principal Investigator

Sathish Kumar

Contact

Please send a motivation letter, CV, and the names and email addresses of two refrees to Sathish.kumar@ukbonn.de.

Description

Ph.D. student position (TVL13/50%) starting from the beginning of August 2018 (or later) is available to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms of neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease. The project is focused on understanding the role of post-translational modifications of Aβ peptide in pathophysiological processes of AD and to identify the underlying regulatory mechanisms.

Requirements

The school is looking for a highly motivated Ph.D. student with a master’s degree (or equivalent) in neuroscience, biochemistry, and/or biology. Applicants should have a strong background in neuroscience, molecular and/or cell biology and protein biochemistry. Experience with animal handling and stereology would be an asset. A good command of the English language and a high personal motivation to excel in science are required.