PhD position open in Homburg, Germany!

May 22, 2019

Saarland University – Physiology Institute
PhD position (E13/2) in cellular & molecular immunology


We are a young and motivated departrnent which focusses on deciphering immune cell function.We are particularly interested in investigating the effector function of Cytotoxic T lymphocytes which are an important part of the adaptive immune system and in the long term in immunotherapy for Cancer.

We will use a combination of molecular biology, imaging and electro-physiological techniques. These state-of-the art techniques include total internal reflection microscopy, super resolution methodes such as Stimulation emmission depletion (STED) microscopy and Structured illumination microscopy (SIM).

For publications see: J. Immunol. 197, 2473-2484; J. Cell Biol. 217, 667-683; Front. Immunol. 4, 4II; usw.;

For further information visit our website under: https://cipmm.uni-saarland.de/index.php/en/physiology/ag-rettig and http://sfb894.uni-saarland.de/en/projects/a10-pattu-rettig/

You are a highly motivated student with a masters degree in biolory or related field, chemistry or pharmacy and someone who enjoys working in an intemational interdisciplinary team.
The position is available immediately and will be funded by the DFG.

If you are interested in such a PhD position, contact me at:

Dr. Varsha Pattu
Saarland University
Centre for Integrative Physiolory und Molecular Medicine Department
Cellular Neurophysiolory
Building 48
D-66421 Homburg
GERMANY
Tel.: 06841-1616407
Fax: 06841-1616401
e-mail: varsha.pattu@uks.eu

The Saarland University aims to increase the proportion of women in this area of responsibility in accordance with the women’s promotion plan. It therefore urges women to apply. Severely disabled persons with equal aptitude will be given preferential consideration.

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