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Angebotsdatum: 1. Oktober 2019
Art der Stelle: Doktorarbeit
Fachgebiet: Biologie > Neurobiologie
Titel des Themas: 11 PhD Positions in Neuroscience at Graduiertenkolleg Adipocyte-Brain Crosstalk

Institut: Neurobiologie
Frau Chaoqun Jiang
Ratzeburger Allee 160
23562 Lübeck
Tel.:    Fax.:
Bundesland: Schleswig-Holstein
Homepage: http://https://www.grk1957.uni-luebeck.de/grk-1957.html
E-Mail Kontakt: mail

Beschreibung: Introduction
The Graduiertenkolleg 1957 “Adipocyte-Brain Crosstalk” was established in 2014 with the funding from the German Research Foundation. It aims at providing structured doctoral training at the interface of neuroscience, biology and translational medicine. At GRK1957 we study the effects of adipose tissue hormones on CNS function and, in turn, the control of adipose tissue physiology by the brain. We are looking for highly motivated candidates for the following PhD projects (supervisors in brackets). Tentative start: May 2020. Earlier start date from January 2020 could be discussed with the PIs in the interview.

PhD Projects
1. Central regulation of CO2-induced metabolic changes of adipose tissue and its alterations in endothelial dysfunction (Jan Wenzel & Markus Schwaninger)
2. Effect of adipokines/cytokines on HIF-1 regulated astrocyte glucose metabolism (Olaf Jöhren)
3. TRH neurons in the energy homoeostasis and regulation of brown adipose tissue (Helge Müller-Fielitz & Markus Schwaninger)
4. Parkinson`s Disease as a model for mechanisms of body weight regulation (Norbert Brüggemann & Britta Wilms)
5. Effects of thyroid hormone on adipocyte-brain crosstalk (Jens Mittag & Alexander Iwen)
6. Effects of subchronic activation of brown adipose tissue in humans (Sebastian Schmid & Britta Wilms)
7. Interplay between white and brown fat tissue and brain structure and function (Thomas Münte & Marcus Heldmann & Swantje Brede)
8. Dynamic epigenetic regulation of leptin gene expression during positive and negative energy balance
(Henriette Kirchner)
9. Interaction of the circadian clock and the reward system in metabolic regulation (Henrik Oster)
10. The role of the SCN clock in the regulation of leptin signaling in the brain (Henrik Oster)
11. Impact of the ACE2/Ang (1-7)/Mas axis and the angiotensin A/alamandine/ MrgD axis on weight regulation (Walter Raasch & Michael Bader)
Project descriptions https://www.grk1957.uni-luebeck.de/grk-1957/phd-positions-on-adipocyte-brain-crosstalk.html

Our Offer
• 3-year employment contract, salaries according to German civil service tariff (TV-L 13, 65%)
• Excellent work environment at the Center of Brain, Behavior and Metabolism (CBBM) with state-of-the-art lab facilities incl. MRT scanner, metabolic core unit, LC-MS, microscopy
• Comprehensive academic support, e.g. project-specific courses, soft skills training, funding for research stays abroad and international conferences, individual career coaching
• Relaxed life style in city of Lübeck among many UNESCO World Heritage sites and directly on the Baltic Sea coastline and part of the Metropolitan area of Hamburg, Germany's second largest city and home to a wide range of cultural and leisure attractions

Your Qualifications
• Research-based master’s degree or equivalent (e.g. diploma) passed with an above-average grade in neuroscience, biology, molecular life science, nutrition & biomedicine, pharmacology or a related subject (if you are working on the master thesis and expect to graduate until end of 2019/beginning of 2020, you can still apply – see instructions on the page Application Form)
• Excellent English language skills in speaking and writing
• Pro-active attitude, good communication skills and ability to work independently in an interdisciplinary team

How to Apply
Applications will be accepted until 30.10.2019. Please carefully read the formal requirements before completing the online application form at http://www.grk1957.uni-luebeck.de/application-form/

GRK1957 Office, chaoqun.jiang@uni-luebeck.de, +49 451 3101 2801
For further information see http://www.grk1957.uni-luebeck.de/grk-1957/
Anfangsdatum: 1. Mai 2020
Geschätzte Dauer: 3 Jahre