The Hoppe Lab,
University of Cologne

CECAD Research Center

Joseph-Stelzmann-Str. 26
50931 Cologne

Tel.: 0049(0)221478 - 84216
Tel.: 0049(0)221478 - 84210
Fax.: 0049(0)221478 - 84217


Join Us


We always welcome applications from highly motivated students and postdocs from diverse backgrounds such as genetics, biochemistry, and computational biology. If you share our excitement about studying post-translational mechanisms of protein homeostasis regulation at the molecular and organismal level, in the physiological context of aging and age-associated diseases, get in touch with us:

  • Postdocs: Please contact Thorsten directly. Include with your application a brief statement on specific aspects of our research that motivated your application and the type of project(s) that would excite you. Although we value proven expertise with the approaches and/or experimental systems that we use, it is not a requirement.
  • PhD Students: Please apply through the official Cologne Graduate School of Ageing ( Get in touch with Thorsten if you want to learn about current possibilities in the lab.
  • MSc Students: Please contact Thorsten directly and mention which of the research topics in the lab attracted your attention.



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