Qualified young researchers have the opportunity to qualify for a university professorship over a period of six years by leading a junior research group on their own responsibility.
- Neural mechanisms enabling context-dependent sensorimotor flexibility (Dr. Jan Ache – Biocenter / Chair of Neurobiology and Genetics)
- Studies on the role of microtubule and actin filament regulatory proteins in megakaryo- and thrombopoiesis(Dr. Markus Bender – University Hospital Würzburg / Rudolf Virchow Center / Chair of Experimental Biomedicine I)
- Deciphering molecular mechanisms of bacterial cell death and persistence using antibiotic combinations (Ana Rita Brochado – Biocenter / Chair of Microbiology)
- Adaptive-innate lymphocyte crosstalk - mechanisms, functions and consequences (Prof. Dr. Georg Gasteiger – Medical Faculty / Chair of Systems Immunology II)
- Encoding a time-compensated sun compass (Dr. Basil El Jundi – Biocenter / Chair of Zoology II)
- A Novel Approach in Neuropharmacology: Targeting GABA(A)R-Associated Proteins (Dr. Hans Micheal Maric – Biocenter / Rudolf Virchow Center / Chair of Biotechnology and Biophysics)
- Functional Chiral Four-Coordinate Boron Compounds (Jun.-Prof. Dr. Agnieszka Nowak-Król – Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy / Institute of Inorganic Chemistry / Center for Nanosystems Chemistry)
- Practical Reasons before Kant (1720-1780) (Dr. Sonja Schierbaum – Faculty of Human Sciences / Institute for Philosophy)
MYC-dependent co-ordination of RNA polymerase activities during ribosome biogenesis and cell growth (Prof. Dr. Elmar Wolf – Biocenter / Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
The program offers young researchers from all countries attractive career prospects at Bavarian universities.
Mycobacterial Secretion Systems (Dr. Sebastian Geibel – Rudolf Virchow Center / Institute for Molecular Infection Biology / Chair for Molecular Infection Biology I)