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    Scientific Internship: Multiple positions Physical Systems Biology

    We have multiple vacancies for traineeship projects in the System Biology group.We have multiple vacancies for traineeship projects in the System Biology group, where we are combining tools from physics …

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    Scientific Internship: Multiple positions in Quantitative Developmental Biology

    We have multiple traineeship projects available in our group, broadly divided into different areas.Each cell in a developing embryo must assume the correct cell fate in order to result in …

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    Scientific Internship: Mechanics of soft issues

    The rapid increase in novel surgical techniques, including a variety of biomedical implants and robotic surgery, require a thorough understanding of the mechanics of living tissues. These mechanical properties are …

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    Scientific Internship: Measuring cellular information, in bits

    Cells sense molecules and exploit the information to navigate through the complex environment. Chains of chemical reactions that are responsible for cellular signal processing have been identified, but just how …

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    Scientific Internship: Living cells as information-processing machines

    Biochemical networks consisting of proteins and DNA are the analog computers of life. In this project, you will investigate how these networks allow living cells to process information reliably.Living cells, …

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    Scientific Internship: Live Bacteria under Confinement

    We are looking for highly motivated candidates interested in working on current topics in biophysics. Our aim is to investigate the dynamics of living bacteria in constrained geometries to understand …

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    Scientific Internship: From a single cell to a mini-organ

    In this project you will investigate relations between cells in space and time, as well as the growth of the individual cells.It has recently become possible to grow mini-organs, called …

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    Scientific Internship: Fabrication and mechanical characterization of biomimetic living cells

    In this project you will create mimics of animal cells by enclosing biopolymer networks in membranous containers, and you will develop methods of network-membrane coupling using gene recombinant DNA techniques.Living …

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    Scientific Internship: Designing Cytolinkers to Understand the Cell’s Mechanics from the Bottom Up

    In this project the student will express and prepare purpose-designed recombinant Plectins, a class of protein that brings connectivity to the filamentous proteins of the cytoskeleton. Eukaryotic cells rely on …

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    Scientific Internship: Crystal Structures by Design

    Can we program particles to self-assemble into regular crystal structures by properly designing the interactions between these particles? This is a question that belongs to a novel class of inverse …

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