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iGRAD-Plant

The DFG-funded International Graduate School for Plant Science (IRTG 2466 "Network, exchange, and training program to understand plant resource allocation") is offering an international PhD program with excellent research possibilities for young scientists. iGRAD-Plant is a joint program with the Research Center Jülich and the Genetics program of the Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA. In order to achieve international research experience all PhD students in the iGRAD-Plant program perform a 6 to 9 month research stay at the Michigan State University, one of the leading universities of plant science in the USA. Research areas and training are covered in Molecular Plant Sciences, Genetics, Microbiology, Synthetic Biology, Quantitative Biology as well as Computational Biology.

For short information see iGRAD-Plant Flyer

The program is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). 

Contact

Dr. Petra Fackendahl
+49 211 81-10588

Institute of Plant Biochemistry
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf

Building: 26.24
Floor/Room: U1.066

Prof. Dr. Andreas Weber
+49 211 81-12347

Institute of Plant Biochemistry
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf

Building: 26.14
Floor/Room: 02.104

Application

The iGRAD-Plant program invites applications for 2022!

Application Deadline extended to July 24

  • 1 DAAD PhD scholarship - open for international early career scientists with a Master's degree

Please find more information about the available projects and the application below:

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