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PostDOCs: We are Always looking for motivated scientist with a strong track record to join us. We will support excellent candidates to pursue personal fellowships TO SUPPORT PROMISING RESEARCHERS TO PURSUE THEIR FUTURE INDEPENDENT CAREERS.


Some other Postdoc Fellowships: EACR Astra Zeneca (OPEN NOW), Wellcome, Newton International Fellowships, EMBO Fellowships,  Newton International INDIA Fellowship, Newton-international-fellowships, BBSRC Discovery Fellowships (March-May), Marie Curie Individual Fellowships ( Apr-Sep), FEBS Long Term Fellowships ( September – ?) MSCA cells, July -Oct 12th. Happy to discuss current projects, possible projects that you might be interested, are your entire own ideas and share our (hopefully) soon to be published papers. We have three research publications under review, so good time to join us and develop your career. Feel free to reach out to team members to discuss how the lab works! Also please see additional information here from UoE etc…. PLEASE REACH OUT IF INTERESTED, and please allow for time to discuss and develop your project before the deadline

These types of personal fellowships are excellent ways to transition towards independence, and we would be excited to facilitate and develop your research to obtain this goal with you.


Students from Hong Kong “ordinarily resident in Hong Kong” that would want to join us, deadline April 21st. Please reach out if interested

We have have always interested projects available, but currently have no other funded positions available.

However, especially students from Hong Kong have 

Internally funded PhD studentships are available for students. The application to these scholarships generally opens between Oct – Dec (sometimes also in the Spring). 

In addition, institutional shortlisting for the Carnegie Trust to take place in late Fall. Here you need to be en route for (or already have obtained) a first Class Honours from a Scottish university. Please see the Carnegie Trust for further information. 

There are international funding such as Boehringer Ingelheim, with multiple deadlines during the year. Your country of origin, or where you reside might also have PhD Fellowship.

Projects centres likely around the Hippo pathway, caveolae, mechano transductions, regeneration, cancer, macrophages and/or zebrafish. We aim for that all PhD students, upon completion of their studies, should come out with a first authored publication. Do feel free to contact me in advance if you would like to undertake your PhD research with us. We  are also interested in supporting self-funded PhD students if your interest align with ours and we think we would be a good fit.

Please also feel free to reach out to current members to find out how it is to work in the lab. Team members email addresses can be found under “The Team“.

We are a supportive lab that want YOU to succeed!

Email Dr. Carsten for inquiries


We are committed to maintaining a safe and inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of race, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic status, or disability. We will continuously strive to attain equity in research by promoting a respectful lab environment and being transparent in our work.

We believe that open, honest communication, professionalism in science, and a diverse workforce allows us to create new ideas and excel academically.