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Join the lab

We are always looking for highly motivated new lab members with an interest in our research

If you are interested in a Bachelor or Master thesis or internship project or to join us as student associate

please send an email with the subject line “applicant for BSc thesis”, “applicant for MSc thesis” or “applicant for internship” to
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If you are interested in pursuing your doctorate or to join us as postdoctoral researcher

please send an email including a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, and references to
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for unsolicited applications please use the subject line “doctoral applicant” or “postdoc applicant”

Open, funded positions are announced here (information of how to apply are given in the specific job advertisement)

We are part of the imprs Graduate school: "Principles of microbial life. From molecules to cells, from cells to interactions" learn about this graduate training program and the application procedure.

Other requests

For questions regarding teaching matters, please contact the module manager of the specific course using the subject line “Frage zur Lehre”, cc

For questions regarding Anke Becker’s schedule, please reach out to

For media or speaking engagements, please email
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For strain requests, please email with the subject line “strain request”
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For questions regarding lab organization, safety, or laboratory equipment and supply, please contact