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IQbio aims to offer young researchers at the beginning of their career a platform to discover and carry out interdisciplinary research. This begins with the exchange between doctoral students and postdocs and extends to joint research.

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We welcome researchers at PhD candidate or Postdoc level located at Goethe University, at FIAS or other cooperating institutions who work on research projects in the field of life sciences either with quantitative, multiscale or theoretical approaches to participate and join our center.

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GRADE was founded in 2009 as the graduate academy of Goethe University and is now the central scientific institution for the interdisciplinary qualification of scientists in their early professional phase.

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Seminars and Workshops

Join our IQbio seminars on topics like mental health, public relations, project management, and more.

Journal Club "Machine Learning"

Tuesdays 3 p.m. at FIAS 0.200

IQbio Colloquia

Join the BMLS and FIGSS Seminars!

Contact us!


Patricia Vogel

office: 1|101 (FIAS)
phone: +49 69 798 47688


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Dr. Brigitte Held

phone: +49 (0)69 798--49404 



Prof. Michaela Müller-McNicoll, PhD

Professor of RNA Regulation in Higher Eukaryotes

Faculty 15, Goethe University Frankfurt

Michaela Müller-McNicoll