Open Positions

2 PhD positions available

In the group Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Leipzig University, Institute for Biochemistry, two open PhD positions starting in January 2021 are available.
The research projects will be in the field of RNA biochemistry, with a focus on tRNA function and interacting proteins like nucleotidyltransferases and elongation factors. Methods to be applied are in vitro and in vivo characterization of RNA and proteins, including structure probing, RT/PCR, in vitro transcription, recombinant protein expression, functional selection from randomized molecule pools, RNA deep sequencing and others.
The candidate should preferentially hold a master in biochemistry, chemistry or biology with a strong background in molecular biology. He/she should be able to work independently and to establish experimental strategies to answer biological questions.

For your application, please include:
(a) curriculum vitae, information on experience in research and laboratory work and special skills
(b) contact information (email and telephone numbers) of the master supervisor as reference


Prof. Dr. Mario Mörl

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Leipzig University, Institute for Biochemistry, Brüderstr. 34
D-04103 Leipzig
Phone: +49 (0) 341 97 36 911
Fax: +49 (0) 341 97 36 919

letzte Änderung: 05.11.2020