Current open projects of the German-Israeli Helmholtz Research School

  • Structural and functional analysis of liver endothelial heterogeneity at the single cell level (Prof. Hellmut Augustin, DKFZ in collaboration with Dr. Karina Yaniv, WIS)
  • Working principles of the Hsp70 chaperone system in cancer biology (Prof. Bernd Bukau, DKFZ in collaboration with Dr. Rina Rosenzweit, WIS)
  • Characterization of chronic inflammation as a driver of clonal evolution in DNMT3A-mutant pre-leukemic hematopoiesis (Dr. Daniel Lipka, DKFZ in collaboration with Dr. Liran Shlush, WIS)
  • An epigenetic cell-of-origin approach to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer (Prof. Christoph Plass, DKFZ in collaboration with Dr. Ruth Sherz-Shouval, WIS)
  • Dissection of oxytocin-mediated suppression of stress response: The role of transcription factor Otp (Dr. Valery Grinevich, DKFZ in collaboration with Prof. Gil Levkowitz, WIS)
  • Genome-wide chromatin interaction profiling in primary neuroblastoma cells (PD Dr. Frank Westermann, DKFZ in collaboration with Prof. Amos Tanay, WIS)
  • Understanding GOF properties of mut p53 in lymphoma (Prof. Thorsten Zenz, DKFZ in collaboration with Prof. Moshe Oren, WIS)

How to apply for this positions

Applications for these projects are currently closed. As soon as the Winter Selection of the Graduate School is closed and positions are not filled, interested candidates can apply for the upcoming Summer Selection, which will reopen in April.

Further information about the the selection process can be found here.

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