PhD Studentships

We accept PhD students in following areas:

(oborové komise)

Cell and developmental biology (Buněčná a vývojová biologie)

Biology and pathology of a cell (Biologie a patologie buňky)

Molecular biology, genetics and virology (Molekulární biologie, genetika a virologie)

Current topics for PhD thesis:

Molecular mechanisms forming nuclear compartmentalization

Nuclear compartments and their functions

Epigenetic regulation of gene expression

Structure, dynamics, and function of the nucleoskeleton; laminopathies

Characterization and functions of nuclear myosin I and actin - the molecular motor of transcription

Development of new methods in electron microscopy and histochemistry


Some knowledge of molecular/cell biology methods, English spoken, ability to work independently, and above all - a deep interest.


Excellent research possibilities in Czech largest biomedical research campus, newest research institute built in the Czech Republic, wide international contacts, standard student stipend plus additional stipend depending on student's achievements, attachment to Charles University in Prague with all student benefits (accommodation, student status, etc.), academic accommodation also available.

Please contact Prof. Hozák well in advance
and include your CV and following questionaire. The deadline for application is the 30 April each year (the study starts then from the 1st October).

Questionnaire for PhD studentship applicants - PDF
Základní dotazník pro uchazeče o doktorandské studium - PDF

Questionnaire for PhD studentship applicants - DOC
Základní dotazník pro uchazeče o doktorandské studium - DOC

Prof. Pavel Hozák
tel/fax: +420-241 062 219