Molecular and physiological analysis of disease-associated mechanisms

The NMI at the University of Tübingen, a research institute of the “Innovationsallianz Baden-Württemberg”, executes applied research at the interface between life and material sciences. The department of Molecular Biology develops cellular test system for research and industrial application. One position is open for candidates aiming at earning a PhD

Group Target Expression Systems

Depending on individual disposition, inflammatory reactions contribute substantially to degenerative diseases and implant intolerance. Human induced pluripotent stem cells from donors with different dispositions will be differentiated to monocytes and other cell types to reproduce proinflammatory reactions. The interaction of such monocytes with materials and other relevant cell types will be analysed with state-of-the-art molecular methods.

The project is part of the industrial collaboration project “Systemimmunologie an biologisch-technischen Grenzflächen” (Systems immunology at biological/technical interfaces).

Please send applications via e-mail to

Dr. Richard Griesbach |, Tel.: +49 7121-51530 74

We offer

  • Research in close contact with industrial application
  • State-of-the art facilities for cell biology, microscopy, bioanalytics and biochemistry
  • Attentive support in a highly committed, multidisciplinary and cooperative environment

We ask for

  • Depending on the position chosen, a strong scientific background with a focus on cell biology, or biochemistry in the field of immunology, or neurobiology
  • Interest in interdisciplinary work
  • Capacity for teamwork, communication skills
  • Strong commitment in conjunction with a targeted approach