The Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences (funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG, and the German Government within the German university excellence program) at the University of Luebeck is now offering Ph.D. scholarships for the following 16 projects:

Brach I: Neuroengineering, Robotics and Navigation
I 1b – Correction of Susceptibility caused Distortions in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
I 1c – Endoscopic Optical Coherence Tomography in the Deep Brain
I 1e – Transcranial sonography (TCS) in monogenic forms of Parkinsonism
I 2a – Stroke Rehabilitation Robot
I 2b – Parallel mode of action control: from human studies to intelligent robotic interfaces
I 2d – Cardiac pacemaker localisation
I 3b – Brain Modelling I 4c – Robot assisted navagation guided OCT operating microscope
I 5a – Definition of cortical networlks for the control of eye and hand movements
I 5c – 3-dimensional kinematic principles of eye, head and limb movements
I 6a – Interfaces based on EEG, ECoG and DBS
Brach II: Computing in Structural and Cell Biology
II 2 – Inhibitor Design
II 3b – Efficient Methods of Exact Solutions of Complex Problems in Molecular Biology
II 3c – Synaptic Plasticity: Regulatory Mechanisms in Receptor Trafficking
II 5 – Computational analysis of RNA structure
II 7 – Analysis of adult stem cells by computer vision
Please visit the school’s website for more detailed descriptions of the projects. Ph.D. scholarships amounts to 1250 € per month.
Students with a master’s degree in computer science, mathematics or engineering are invited to apply for admission. The application deadline is January 15, 2009. In certain cases, students must submit, as part of their application, the results of one of the acknowledged language tests to prove their English proficiency.
For any further questions, you may contact the school via email: before sending an application.

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