Ph.D. student


University Hospital Bonn


Bonn, Germany

Principal Investigator

Sathish Kumar


Please send a motivation letter, CV, and the names and email addresses of two refrees to


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.


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.