caesar is a Neuroscience research institute associated with the Max Planck Society and is located in Bonn, Germany. caesar’s research is interdisciplinary with scientists from various research areas working together on the topics of cellular signal processing and the neural foundations of behavior.
This ranges from studying the behavior of single-cell organisms to studying one of the key questions of neuroscience : how does neuronal activity give rise to complex and goal-directed behavior?
The Max Planck Research Group led by Dr. J. D. Seelig is offering
2 Ph.D. positions
in photonics / microscopy for neuroscience.
We are looking for a highly motivated scientist interested in developing optical methods for studying the brain.
Project descriptions :
These methods will be combined with other beam shaping techniques for improving the image resolution and imaging rate.
You will use optical microscopy as well as electron microscopy methods for testing the optical properties of nanoparticles under the application of electric fields with the goal of using them as sensors in brain.
The in-depth characterization of these nanoparticles can also be combined with super-resolution microscopy methods.
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More information about the group can be found at and .
About the institute :
caesar is part of a cluster for neuroscience in the Bonn-Cologne region, comprising the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and two Max Planck Institutes.
The Institute hosts the International Max Planck Research School for Brain & Behavior and is involved in the Bonn International Graduate School of Neuroscience.
caesar is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.
caesar strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.