IRTG2403 - Regulatory Genome

New projects at the IRTG2403


We offer 11 new PhD positions with defined dissertation projects in the areas of 


High-throughput genomics and editing

Computational biology and machine learning

Developmental systems biology


  • Funding for three years, starting January 2022
  • Specialisation in high quality postgraduate training embedded in an international network of leading scientists
  • Supervision by a german PI and supported by a US PI
  • Regular attendancy at international conferences presenting their work
  • Carrying out research in their home as well as the US partner laboratories



We are looking for

  • Highly motivated, committed candidates, passionate about research
  • Masters degree in a relevant subject (e.g. molecular biology, biochemistry, biological engineering, biophysics, bioinformatics, computational and systems biology)
  • Very good command of English, written and spoken,
  • General willingness for a longer-term research stay at Duke University (USA).





Deadline was 15.09.2021