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May 2017   HBIGS doctoral student Mehmet Ali Öztürk (Wade grpup) receivesYoung Researcher´s Award of the Dr. Alexander und Dr. Rosemarie Bauer Foundation.
Congratulations!
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Mar 2017   HBIGS awarded MSc/PhD fellowships to Master students of Heidelberg University. The awardees are:
Jonathan Bohlen (Teleman lab)
Franziska Egler (Boulant lab)
Ellen Malovrh (Völkers lab)
Oskar Staufer (Spatz lab)
Philipp Willnow (Teleman lab)
Congratulations!

Feb 2017   HBIGS awarded eight PhD fellowships. The awardees are:
Hanke Bauersachs (Bading lab)
Stephanie Münchau (Boulant lab)
Matilde Bertolini (Bukau lab)
Konrad Herbst (Knop lab)
Taishi Kanamaru (Pereira lab)
Minu Tizabi (Schiebel lab)
Dimitrios Papagiannidis (Schuck lab)
Ann-Kathrin Heilig (Wittbrodt lab)
Congratulations!

Oct 2016   HBIGS Alumnus Dr. Sebastian Kruss (now Group Leader, Inst. of Phys. Chem., Goettingen) receives Georg-Manecke Prize of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh). Congratulations!
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15 Sep 2016   Up to 12 three-year HBIGS PhD Fellowships available
Application deadline: 31 Oct 2016
Interview date: 26/27 Jan 2017
Start of PhD project: From 1 Mar 2017

21 Oct 2016  
The next HBIGS career talk with the focus on Leadership Skills takes places on 26th Oct 2016, 6.00 pm in the HBIGS Center, INF 501. With us will be Dr. Kay Brunner, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Gerhard and Dr. Guido Großmann. Registration is required.

Apr 2016   HBIGS awarded MSc/PhD fellowships to Master students of Heidelberg University. The awardees are:
Kai Fenzl (Bukau lab)
Phil Alan Gaertig (Evers lab)
Janine Jung (Wiemann lab)
Omnia Ibrahim (Wittbrodt lab)
Rachel Roehrig (Schumacher lab)
John Walden (Wolf lab)
Congratulations!

21 Mar 2016   HBIGS awarded four one-year MD fellowships to medical students of Heidelberg University. The awardees are:
Livia Asan (T. Kuner lab)
Christoph Fink (Nawroth lab)
Mirco Friedrich (Platten lab)
Oscar Romero (R. Kuner lab)
Congratulations!

4 April 2016   The career event on the topic of Managing and Publishing Research Data took place on
20 April 2016, 4.00 p.m., BioQuant, INF 267, in collaboration with Elsevier, the Lancet and CellPress. (Download Announcement...)

16 Dec 2015

  Up to 15 HBIGS MSc/PhD Fellowships for Master students of Heidelberg University available.
Read more about the MSc/PhD program...

25 Sep 2015

  HBIGS co-organizes the EMBL/ HBIGS Mini-Symposium
Genome Editing
taking place 30 Sep 2015. Venue: EMBL Operon, Heidelberg

(click on icon to download announcement)

10 Sep 2015   The HBIGS PhD student assembly elects the HBIGS student speakers.
Elected Speakers are:
Ceren Duman (Speaker)
Robin Burk (Vice Speaker)
Ali Ghanem (Vice Speaker)

15 Jun 2015

 

The HBIGS General Assembly elected the new Board of HBIGS Directors. The elected members are:
Jochen Wittbrodt (Spokesman)
Ilka Bischofs
Michael Boutros
Michael Lanzer
Alexis Maizel
Walter Nickel

Congratulations!

Jun 2015   The 7th HBIGS PhD Students Retreat took place in Strasbourg on 19-21 Jun 2015
(read more...)


Apr 2015   HBIGS awarded fellowships to the following MD students:
Jan Bolz (Martin-Villalba group)
Frank Dubois (Bading group)
Pia-Elena Frey (Kulozik group)
Max Scheller (Kelsch group)
Congratulations!

Jun 2014   HBIGS awarded fellowships to the following doctoral researchers:
Diana Born (Reinstein group)
Marius Bruer (Stöcklin group)
Anne-Sophie Ernst (Rappold group)
Julia Fakhiri (Grimm group)
Vanessa Kellner (Luke group)
Marcel Klingenberg (Diederichs group)
Hanna Kuk (Hecker group)
Peng Liu (Schiebel group)
Ilse Valtierra Gutierrez (Herten group)
Klara Vochyanova (A-K Mueller group)
Tianyang Ma (Koehr group)
Andrea Scarpa (Maizel group)
Jasmin Schäfer (Schuck group)
Benjamin Spreng (Frischknecht group)
Nathalie Tisch (Ruiz de Alomodovar group)
Congratulations!

Apr 2014   HBIGS awarded fellowships to the following MD students:
Maximilian Stich (Knebel Doeberitz group)
Dirk Brügemann (Boutros group)
David Cordas dos Santos (Kulozik group)
Stephan Spahn (Mall group)
Congratulations!

Apr 2014  

HBIGS supports the DKFZ-ZMBH Alliance Forum 2014 on Genome Regulation and Nuclear Dynamics in Health and Diseasetaking place 24/25 Apr 2014

 

Mar 2014

Eighteen 3-year HBIGS PhD fellowships available!
Application deadline: 31 Mar 2014
Interview date: 8/9 May 2014 or 5/6 Jun
Start of PhD project: 1 Jun to 1 Sep 2014
The call is closed. Thank you for submitting 629 applications to 49 projects!

Oct 2013

HBIGS awarded two-year PhD fellowships to the following doctoral researchers:
Annalaure Duchemin (Poggi group)
Christophe Gaillochet (J. Lohmann group)
Robert Lindner (Schlichting group)

HBIGS awarded one-year PhD fellowships to the following doctoral researchers:
Josef Auburger (Bukau group)
Florian Huber (Knop group)
Eva Möller (Wittbrodt group)

HBIGS awarded three-year PhD fellowships to the following doctoral researchers:
Delia Bucher (Boulant group)
Jessica Chan (Herzig group)
Marko Panic (Schiebel group)
Hsu-Min Sung (Stoecklin group)
Tinatini Tavhelidse (Wittbrodt group)
Sofia Weiler (Breuhahn group)
Jana Zimmer (Dalpke group)
Congratulations!

Nov 2013
HBIGS received funding for two competitve 3- or 4-year (depending on geographic origin of the applicant) PhD fellowships by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Qualified candidates who obtained their final degree outside Germany and whose first nationality is NOT German are invited to submit their application.
Deadline for applications: 15 Dec 2013;
The deadline has passed.
Earliest start of PhD project: 01 Jun 2014

14 Sep 2013

The 5th HBIGS PhD Students Retreat took place in Munich on 14-16 Jun 2013
(read more...)


13 Sep 2013
The HBIGS PhD student assembly elects the HBIGS student speakers.
Elected Speakers are:
Ioana Goganau (Speaker)
Sebastian Unger (Vice Speaker)
Kathrin Tegeler (Vice Speaker)

5 Jun 2013
15 PhD Fellowships (1,500 Euro/month) within the newly established interdisciplinary research framework “Translational DNA- and RNA-based Therapies for Heart Failure” available!
Start of PhD project: asap

2 Jun 2013

10 three-year HBIGS PhD Fellowships (1,468 Euro per month) available
Application deadline: 15 July 2013 (call closed)
Interview date: 26/27 Sep 2013
Start of PhD project: From 1 Nov 2013




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17 Nov 2012 All participants of the HBIGS course
Project Management in Research passed the GPM/IPMA certification exam. Congratulations!

16 Nov 2012 HBIGS awarded fellowships to the following MD students:
Patrizia Begas (Deponte group)
Andrea Bireckoven (Hecker group)
Timo Nees (Blesch group)
Varun Venkataramani (Rohini Kuner group)
Aenne Solvejg Thormählen (Rappold/Runz group)
Juliane Eilers (Kulozik group)
Congratulations!

19 Oct 2012 Heinz Goetze Memorial Fellowship (HGMF) Program
For candidate students who are interested in pursuing a doctoral degree at Heidelberg University in the field of molecular and cellular biology we are able to offer two full HGMF-scholarships (3 years each), including medical insurance.
The Heinz Goetze Memorial Fellowship (HGMF-) Program is intended to foster the cooperation between Heidelberg University and Chinese Partners in the area of Natural Sciences.

Please note: ONLY prospective PhD students who have graduated or will be graduating from one of the following universities are eligible to apply for the HGMF:
• Tsinghua University Bejing
• Nankai University Tianjin
• Chinese University of Hongkong
• Shanghai Jiaotong University
• Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan
• University of Science and Technology Hefei
• National Taiwan University
• National Yang-Ming University

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their applications to advertised PhD positions and/or to submit an unsolicited application exclusively(!) through the HBIGS online application system. Read more about the application and admission process.

09 Oct 2012
HBIGS awarded fellowships to the following PhD students:
Ricardo Carvalho (Pereira group)
Udo Heintz (Schlichting group)
Sebastian Sorge (I. Lohmann group)
Julia Klermund (Luke group)
Simone Vuong (Melchior group)
Congratulations!

5 Oct 2012 The HBIGS faculty elects the Executive Board. Elected Members are:
Prof. Michael Lanzer (Speaker)
Prof. Elmar Schiebel (Speaker)
Dr. Ilka Bichofs
Prof. Michael Boutros

Prof. Rüdiger Hell
Prof. Jochen Wittbrodt

15 Jun 2012 HBIGS succeeds in 2nd program phase of German Excellence Initiative (read more...).
Press release Heidelberg University
Gallery: Announcement of the results

Jun 2012
The decision on the MSc/PhD fellowships 2012/2013 has been taken.
View awardees


01 Jun 2012
The 4th HBIGS PhD Students Retreat took place in Trier from 18 - 20 May 2012 and was organized by the PhD student speakers Julianne McCall, Patric Pelzer, and Julian Kellner (-> view agenda).
Click here to view picture gallery of the 4th HBIGS PhD Students Retreat 2012!
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18-20 May 2012 The HBIGS Students Retreat will take place 18-20 May 2012 in Trier.

(Click on image to download invitation)

29 Mar 2012
The HBIGS 2012 Annual Meeting took place on 29 Mar 2012.
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Feb 2012 HBIGS offers up to 12 MSc/PhD fellowships to outstanding applicants from all over the world. Apply from 1 Feb to 15 Mar 2012.

Jan 2012 HBIGS PhD student speaker Julianne McCall receives DAAD award. Congratulations!
(Read more...)

15 Sep 2011 The HBIGS PhD student assembly elects the HBIGS student speakers.
Elected Speakers are:
Julianne McCall (Speaker)
Patric Pelzer (Vice Speaker)
Julian Kellner (Vice Speaker)

11 July 2011

The first HBIGS Alumni Newsletter is now available.
(Download Newsletter)

Jun 2011

The decision on the MSc/PhD fellowships 2011/2012 has been taken.
View awardees


Dec 2010
HBIGS and HIGS offer MSc/PhD fellowships to outstanding applicants to the MSc/PhD programs Molecular Biosciences and Molecular Biotechnology. Applications can be submitted from 1 Feb to 15 Mar 2011

19 Oct 2010 The 2010 General Assembly of the HBIGS faculty took place on 19 Oct 2010. The faculty elected the members of the HBIGS Executive Board. Elected members are:
Prof. Michael Lanzer (Speaker)
Prof. Elmar Schiebel (Speaker)
Prof. Rüdiger Hell
Prof. Michael Boutros
Prof. Ilme Schlichting
Prof. Jochen Wittbrodt
Congratulations!

23 Sep 2010
HBIGS supports the CNC 2010 CellNetworks Conference in Heidelberg on 23-26 Sep 2010. Conference participation is free of charge for HBIGS PhD students (online registration required)

July 2010
HBIGS and the Career Service of Heidelberg University have launched a new Job and Internship Portal (read more...)

July 2010

DAAD: Heidelberg University is Germany’s Most Popular University for International Doctoral Students (read more...)

06 May 2010
The 2nd HBIGS PhD Students Retreat took place at Burg Altleiningen from 30 Apr - 02 May 2010 (read more...)

20 Mar 2010
The 2nd HBIGS Annual Review Meeting took place on 18 Mar 2010.
(read more...)

12 Dec 2009
HBIGS, the Helmholtz International Graduate School for Cancer Research, and the Gesellschaft zur Förderung der molekularbiologischen Forschung in Heidelberg e.V. (GFM) jointly offer competitive MSc fellowships to outstanding applicants from all over the world. Applications can be submitted from 01 Feb - 31 Mar 2010, interviews will be held 11/12 May 2010 (read more...). The deadline has passed.

25 Feb 2010
The European Virtual Institute for Malaria Research (EVIMalaR; read more...) and HBIGS offer 12 PhD fellowships to outstanding applicants. The deadline has passed.

20 Oct 2009
The HBIGS PhD student assembly elects the HBIGS student speakers.
Elected Speakers are:
Silke Wagenhäuser (Speaker)
Stefan Mockenhaupt (Vice Speaker)
Julia Stefanski (Vice Speaker)
Hannes Otto (Vice Speaker)

10/11 Sep 2009 HBIGS supports The Heidelberg Forum for Young Scientists Conference
The Heidelberg Forum for Young Life Scientists is an international, inter-institutional and interdisciplinary conference in Heidelberg on 10/11 September 2009 (Read more...)

31 Aug 2009
DFG-video about HBIGS: German version or English version

25 Aug 2009
The HBIGS Center is now located in building INF 501. For new contact details click here

01 Aug 2009 HBIGS has awarded MSc fellowships to the following applicants:
Ruth Hunegnaw (Major Inf. Dis.)
Upendo Lupanga (Major Mol Cel Dev Biol Plants)

15 July 2009
17 HBIGS students successfully participated in the Course on Basic Business Administration (Read more...).

8 - 21 May 2009

HBIGS 1st International Summer School on Cell Cycle Regulation. Read more...

26 Mar 2009

HBIGS Annual Review Meeting 2009 (Read more...)
12 - 14 Feb 2009 The 1st HBIGS PhD Students Retreat took place at Schloß Flehingen (Read more...)

15 Oct - 01 Dec 2008
Second round of application
(click on logo to read announcement)

01 July 2008 HBIGS MSc Scholarships were awarded to the following students:
Julius Mulindwa (Major MCB)
Douaa Mugahid (Major Systems Biology)
Paul Tetteh (Major Developmental Biology)
Aya Helal, (Major MCB)

18 Apr 2008
The HBIGS students elect the members of the HBIGS Students Committee. Elected Members are:
Arne Bartol (Speaker)
Özgur Tataroglu
Andrea Jansen

27 Feb 2008

The HBIGS faculty elects the members of the Executive Board. Elected Members are:
Michael Lanzer (Director)
Elmar Schiebel (Director)
Michael Boutros
Thomas Rausch
Ilme Schlichting
Jochen Wittbrodt

19 Oct 2007

Official decision by the German Research Council on funding of HBIGS in the framework of the German Excellence Initiative.

13 Arp 2007

Hand over of HBIGS full proposal to the German Research Council

12 Jan 2007

HBIGS application passes first round of evaluation under the auspices of the German Excellence Initiative


Newsletters


Newsletter 01/2010

Newsletter 02/2009

Newsletter 01/2009

Newsletter 03/2008

Newsletter 02/2008

Newsletter 01/2008

Press Releases


May 2011
"Promotion, und was dann?" by B. Janssens & S. Martini is newly published in "Karriere Spezial", April 2011 (WILEY-VCH)

Oct 2007
Report on HBIGS (KlinikTicker, Heidelberg)
Jan 2008
Prof. M. Lanzer about HBIGS (Rhein-Neckar Zeitung)


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