Open Projects of the Current Call
The open positions are located at different research institutions in Graz and Vienna. Admitted students will be enrolled at the respective PhD programs at these universities depending on the affiliation of the respective principal investigator.
For overview, please see the information about the programs.
Principal Investigator Thesis Project Program Location Ruth Birner-Gruenberger Lipid hydrolysis in cancer metabolism and signaling SFB &
MUG, Graz Amin El-Heliebi Tracking the Resistance: Liquid biopsy monitoring of drug resistance in metastatic prostate cancer AMBRA MUG, Graz Peter Fickert Gut-liver bile acid signaling in healthy and diseased metabolism DK-MCD MUG, Graz Wolfgang F. Graier The ER-mitochondria junction as target for senolysis DK-MCD MUG, Graz Klaus Groschner Photopharmacological and optogenetic targeting of vascular endothelial function DK-MCD MUG, Graz Klaus Groschner Novel concepts for therapeutic targeting of TRPC channels in tumors DK-MCD MUG, Graz Guenter Haemmerle The role of carboxylesterase 2 members in hepatic lipid metabolism SFB &
UG, Graz Gerald Hoefler Adipose TriGlyceride Lipase (ATGL) plays an essential role in bronchiolar club cell metabolism and protects from lung cancer development DK-MCD MUG, Graz Julia Kargl Neutrophil function in pregnancy DP-iDP MUG, Graz Dagmar Kratky Lysosomal lipid degradation in bone and muscle development SFB &
MUG, Graz Dagmar Kratky Crosstalk of lysosomal lipid degradation in liver and adipose tissue SFB &
MUG, Graz Grazyna Kwapiszewska Phenotypic fibroblast switch leads to lung fibrosis MolMed MUG, Graz Frank Madeo Organoprotective effects of a novel natural autophagy inducer DK-MCD UG, Graz Frank Madeo Metabolic signature of post-fasting processes DK-MCD UG, Graz Tobias Madl Novel tools for monitoring arginine methylation DK-MCD MUG, Graz Tobias Madl Linking arginine methylation, RG/RGG protein homeostasis, and disease DK-MCD MUG, Graz Monika Oberer Structure-function relationship of lipolytic regulation SFB UG, Graz Ute Panzenboeck Activating LDL receptor-related protein 1 at the blood-brain barrier DK-MCD MUG, Graz Ute Panzenboeck Nuclear receptor signalling in immune-metabolic functions of cerebrovascular endothelial cells DK-MCD MUG, Graz Martin Pichler The influence of non-coding RNAs on breast cancer stem cell metabolism and survival DK-MCD MUG, Graz Martin Pichler Gene fusions of tyrosine kinases and non-coding RNAs as novel pathogenic drivers of tumor metabolism and escaping immune surveillance DK-MCD MUG, Graz Rudolf Schicho Cannabinoid receptors in gastrointestinal inflammation and cancer MolMed MUG, Graz Rainer Schindl Light-triggered ion channel regulation MolMed MUG, Graz Vanessa Stadlbauer-Koellner The gut-liver-muscle axis in liver cirrhosis: Does the gut microbiome dysbiosis contribute to sarcopenia? DK-MOLIN MUG, Graz Michael Trauner Lipid hydrolysis pathways in the progression of cholestatic and metabolic liver disease SFB MUW , Vienna Robert Zimmermann & Ulrike Taschler Biosynthesis of the late endosomal/lysosomal lipid bis(monoacylglycero)-phosphate