Vacancy No. ITG 01-19

ITG 01-19 Master Thesis: “Development of an On-Chip High-Throughput Biochemical Assay” (in collaboration with Sanofi)

Job description

The development of a biochemical assay is usually very time- and labor-intensive, since a large variety of different co-factors interact with each other, which determine the investigated system. In collaboration with one of the top pharmaceutical companies, Sanofi, we are developing a novel in situ process that will significantly accelerate the development and optimization of chemical synthesis pathways. The use of bioinspired droplet arrays enables extreme miniaturization and parallelization of the system and thereby minimizes the required development time, use of materials and costs. In addition, the project´s goal is also to enable a straight-forward evaluation of the bioactive compounds in subsequent biochemical assays and cell biological screenings within a single system.

Personal qualification

We are looking for a self-motivated Master student in the field of organic chemistry, biochemistry, chemical biology with a strong background in organic chemistry or related.

Organizational unit

Institute for Biological and Chemical Systems - Functional Molecular Systems (IBCS-FMS)

Starting date

as soon as possible

Contract Duration

Limited to 4-6 month, depending on faculty regulations

Contact person in line-managemet

Dr. Pavel Levkin, Institute of Toxicology and Genetics (ITG)

Phone: 0721/608-29040 (email:


Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number ITG 01-19.
Personnel support is provided by 

Ms Schaber
phone: +49 721 608-25184,

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

If qualified, severely disabled persons will be preferred.