10 PhD Scholarships in Biology and Computation 2020 – Germany

Applications are invited for 10 Fully Funded PhD scholarships in Biology and Computation at Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics • IMPRS for Biology AND Computation (IMPRS-BAC), Germany.


The new graduate program IMPRS for Biology And Computation (IMPRS-BAC) provides an education for students at the interface of molecular life sciences and computational sciences. This is based on perspective and supervision from both ends – experimental and computational – and suits students with degrees in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Bioinformatics or any related areas. If you have a passion for Epigenetics, Bioinformatics, Developmental Biology, Mathematics, sequence analysis, gene regulation, RNA Biology, Mechanobiology, Protein Biochemistry, Stem Cells and Differentiation, Statistics, Molecular Evolution or Biophysics and want to work at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics or the Freie Universität Berlin – this is the program for you.

We are a joint graduate program of the Freie Universität Berlin (FU, departments of biology, chemistry, pharmacy and department of mathematics and computer science) and the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics (MPIMG).


Successful applicants will receive the following benefits:

  • Cutting-edge research in a variety of areas in biology and computation
  • 03 years’ funding to work on your PhD
  • A degree from the Freie Universität Berlin
  • Excellent supervision through a thesis advisory committee
  • A flexible and challenging curriculum of scientific and transferable skills
  • The opportunity for travel to present your work
  • An international program in one of Europe’s most exciting cities


To apply for 10 PhD Scholarships in Biology and Computation 2020, applicants are required to submit following documents with application:

  • A letter of motivation
  • An idea of which group at the IMPRS-BAC you would like to work with
  • A formal CV
  • Certificates and degrees (you should gain your degree before October 2020)
  • The names of two referees who will write a reference letter by the deadline
  • A research proposal (best based on the project proposals from the faculty labs which will be available in autumn)

Scholarships link

Publish Date:
Institute Name: Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
Degree/Course: PhD
Deadline: January 03, 2019
Country: Germany
Course Start: April 01, 2020
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