Zentrum für Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen (ZMBP)

Research Group Üstün

Proteolytic degradation pathways and their role in plant immunity


Students who are interested to do their bachelor or master thesis as well as internships to get experience in plant molecular biology including biochemistry, cell biology and phytopathology are welcome to apply. Please send us your current CV including at least one reference and a letter of motivation.

Visiting scientists:

Researchers who wish to collaborate on related projects (proteasome, autophagy, effector biology, host-bacteria interactions) are welcome to join our lab for weeks/months. Please contact Dr. Suayib Üstün to discuss possibilities and funding opportunities.

Postdoctoral positions:

Postdoctoral scientists with a strong research track record who are interested in joining our lab to work on proteolytic degradation pathways or related topics are most welcome to discuss individual funding opportunities. Please provide a research statement and a CV including two references. Appropriate fundings for postdocs: 
Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) | EMBO Fellowship (EMBO) |
Marie Curie Fellowship (MC) | Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)