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Job Opportunities at COS Heidelberg

For Master and Bachelor theses, please contact the respective supervisor directly if not stated differently.

 

Apprenticeship positions

Apprenticeship positions are available at COS for "Fachinformatiker (m/w) Fachrichtung Systemintegration" and "Gärtner (m/w) Fachrichtung Zierpflanzenbau". More... 

Arendt group

Prof. Detlev Arendt

Frings group

Prof. Stephan Frings
Dr. Frank Möhrlen

Greb group

Prof. Thomas Greb  

Guse group

Prof. Annika Guse  

Hell group

Holstein group

Prof. Thomas Holstein 

Dr. Suat Özbek

Koch group

Please find descriptions of currently open positions within our department here.

Please contact Prof. Marcus Koch or Prof. Claudia Erbar directly. 

Dr. Anja Schmidt accepts applications for internships, Bachelor and Master projects.

Please contact  Dr. Anja Schmidt.

Kummer group

Prof. Ursula Kummer

Ingrid Lohmann group 

Prof. Ingrid Lohmann

The Developmental Biology Group (Prof. I. Lohmann) at the Centre for Organismal Studies (COS) in Heidelberg, Germany is looking for

POSTDOC AND/OR PHD STUDENT
to study stem cell behaviour in the Drosophila testis.

The Lohmann lab (http://ilohmann-lab.org) works on elucidating the role of HOX transcription factors in defining cell fate using Drosophila as a model. We are located at the Centre for Organismal Studies (COS) at the University of Heidelberg, Germany and part of the collaborative research network SFB873 “Maintenance and Differentiation of Stem Cells in Development and Disease” (https://www.cos.uni- heidelberg.de/index.php/sfb873?l=_e).
We now seek for enthusiastic new colleagues to analyze the interplay between germline stem cells and their support cells under homeostatic and compromised cellular conditions. In particular, the project aims at identifying pathways monitoring genome integrity in stem cells and at uncovering the role of mitotic checkpoint components in monitoring asymmetric stem cell division in the male germline. The project builds on a wide array of advanced resources established in the Lohmann lab and will provide ample opportunity to implement and apply high-end techniques to investigate stem cells of the Drosophila male stem cell system at multiple scales.
The Heidelberg Molecular Life Science Community offers a vibrant stem cell research community, as well as state-of-the-art core facilities. You will have the opportunity to closely collaborate with highly recognized stem cell researchers of the SFB873 and beyond.

Successful candidates will have experience in confocal microscopy, advanced immunohistochemistry and possibly in Drosophila genetics and molecular biology. The ability to quickly integrate into an interdisciplinary team and work independently within an academic research environment is essential. The position is immediately available, the salary is according to TV-L regulations. Disabled persons with comparable skills will be preferentially considered.

Applications should be sent to:
Prof. Dr. Ingrid Lohmann
Centre for Organismal Studies (COS) Heidelberg Im Neuenheimer Feld 267
D- 69120 Heidelberg, Germany ingrid.lohmann@cos.uni-heidelberg.de http://ilohmann-lab.org
  
Project-related publications:
1. Papagiannouli F, Schardt L, Grajcarek J, Ha N and Lohmann I (2014). The Hox gene Abd-B controls stem cell niche function in the Drosophila testis. Developmental Cell 28, 189-202.
2. Merabet S and Lohmann I (2015). Towards a new twist in Hox and TALE DNA- binding specificity. Developmental Cell 32(3):259-261.
3. Tamirisa S, Papagiannouli F, Rempel E, Ermakova O, Trost N, Zhou J, Mundorf J, Brunel S, Ruhland N, Boutros M, Lohmann JU and Lohmann I (2018). Decoding the Regulatory Logic of the Drosophila Male Stem Cell System. Cell Reports 24(11):3072-3086.
4. Trost N, Rempel E, Ermakove O, Tamirisa S, Parcalabescu, Boutros M, Lohmann JU and Lohmann I (2018). WEADE: A workflow for enrichment analysis and data exploration. PLoS One 13(9):e0204016.

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Jan Lohmann group

Prof. Jan Lohmann

Maizel group

Prof. Alexis Maizel  

Master Program

Open PhD positions

Pereira group

Prof. Gislene Pereira  

Pollerberg group

Stellen / Open Positions 

Prof. G.E. Pollerberg

Rausch group

Prof. Thomas Rausch
Dr. Steffen Greiner

Schumacher group

Prof. Karin Schumacher

Strahl group

Prof. Sabine Strahl 

Wittbrodt group

All PhD students in the Wittbrodt group are recruited through HBIGS 

For inquiries on openings on the Bachelor, Master or PostDoc level please contact Jochen Wittbrodt directly.

For the Braunbeck group please contact the group leader directly. 

Independent junior groups

Dr. Sergio Acebrón  

Dr. Lazaro Centanin  

Dr. Jan-Felix Evers  

Dr. Emmanuel Gaquerel  

Dr. Guido Grossmann  

Juniorprof. Dr. Steffen Lemke  

Dr. Michael Raissig  

Dr. Sebastian Wolf  

A PhD or Post-Doc position to be filled at the earliest possible date is available in the Plant Cell Wall Signaling group at the Centre of Organismal Studies (COS) Heidelberg.

How the development of complex multicellular organisms is accomplished through coordinated cell proliferation, differentiation, and growth is a fundamental biological question. The rigid, yet dynamic plant cell wall, is known to guide morphogenesis through selective restriction of cell expansion and is under constant surveillance by cell surface receptors connected to intracellular signalling. However, very little is known about how this cell wall-mediated feedback signalling intersects with the regulatory mechanisms of plant development and how perception of cell wall state is translated into signalling cues. Based on our previous work (see below), this project thus aims to decipher how the state of the cell wall affects the interactions and trafficking dynamics of plasma membrane receptors.

COS offers a vibrant research environment with a collegial atmosphere and access to a wide range of facilities. We are looking for a highly motivated individual interested in working with plants using state-of-the-art molecular biology and cell biology methods. Applicants should hold a degree in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, or a related field. The University of Heidelberg is an equal opportunity employer.

Please contact Sebastian Wolf (sebastian.wolf@cos.uni-heidelberg.de) for further information and application.

Relevant Publications:

Holzwart E , Huerta AI, Glöckner N, Garnelo Gómez B, Wanke F, Augustin S, Askani J, Schürholz A-K, Harter K, Wolf S (2018) BRI1 Controls Vascular Cell Fate in the Arabidopsis Root through RLP44 and Phytosulfokine Signalling. PNAS 115 (46): 11838-11843

Holzwart, E., Wanke, F., Glöckner, N., Höfte, H., Harter, K., Wolf., S. (2019) A mutant allele uncouples the brassinosteroid-dependent and independent functions of BRASSINOSTEROID INSENSITIVE 1. Plant Physiology doi: 10.1104/pp.19.00448

Garnelo Gomez, B., Lozano-Duran, R. and Wolf, S (2019). Phosphorylation-dependent routing of RLP44 towards brassinosteroid or phytosulfokine signalling. bioRxiv, 527754

Wolf S*, van der Does D, Ladwig F, Sticht C, Kolbeck A, Schurholz AK, Augustin S, Keinath N, Rausch T, Greiner S, Schumacher K, Harter K, Zipfel C, Höfte H* (2014). A receptor-like protein mediates the response to pectin modification by activating brassinosteroid signaling. PNAS 111: 15261-6 

Webpage:

https://www.cos.uni-heidelberg.de/index.php/s.wolf?l=_e

 

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