DoSChem open doctoral positions are being advertised internationally once a year and awarded in competition via the DoSChem calls. For more Information about application requirements and procedures, please click here.

DoSChem provides funding for student-driven collaborative projects across research groups within DoSChem (New Ideas program) and for projects in an external lab (International Exchange program).

Please find more information below:

DoSChem "New Ideas" Awardees


Mira Flasch and Martin Schaier

Project: Investigating environmental exposures to infants using a multi-omics approach



Miran Lemmerer und Ludovica Martina Epasto

Project: Investigation of Amide Radical Intermediates by Integrative Real-Time Spectroscopy



Martina Crosta and David Hernández-Castillo

Project: Conjugation-Induced TADF Emitters: A Theoretically-Driven Experimental Design

Claudia Iriarte Mesa and Janice Bergen

Project: Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of Coenzyme Q10 delivered from liposome coated-mesoporous silica: novel hybrid nanoformulations towards the treatment of ulcerative colitis



Paul Schweng & Christoph Bendl

ProjectUltra-high surface area polymers for effective atmospheric water harvesting


DoSChem "International Exchange" Awardees


Dominik Vogl

returned the funding, due to the pandemics could not start the project as anticipated.

Project: Zooming in on the Central Repeat Domain of Tau4 by NMR spectroscopy

Host: Anne Conibear, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Miran Lemmerer

Project: Construction of complex g-lactams via an interrupted Corey–Chaykovsky/Smiles rearrangement cascade

Host: Hideki Yorimitsu, Kyoto University, Japan

Tatiana Priamushko

Project: Testing mesoporous metal oxides at reduced graphene

Host: Claudio Gerbaldi, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Hélène-Christine Prause

Project: Interaction of membrane sterol and lipid structures with prymnesins, ichthyotoxins produced by Prymnesium parvum

Host: Allen Place, University of Maryland, USA


Iakovos Saridakis

Project: Halogen-atom transfer-enabled metal catalysis

Host: Daniele Leonori, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Claudia Iriarte Mesa

Project: Towards enhanced oral delivery of insulin using mesoporous silica nanoparticles: interaction with gut microbiome and in vivo testing

Host: Allison Ehrlich, University of California, USA

Tamara Dinhof

Project: New Substrates to study C-P lyase

Host: David Zechel, Queen´s University, Canada and Ditlev Brodersen, Aarhus University, Denmark

Katharina Hohenwallner

Project: Exploiting the combination of liquid chromatography and ultraviolet photodissociation mass spectrometry for (glyco)lipid analysis

Host: Gavin Reid, University of Melbourne, Australia



Mathias Gotsmy

Project: Optimal Design of a Three-Stage Biotechnological Production Process

Host: Radhakrishnan Mahadevan at the University of Toronto, Canada

Yifan Bao

Project: NMR-based Profiling of the Digestive Dynamics of Heated Olive Oil in Mice Gastrointestinal Tract

Host: Patricia Sopelana Garay at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of the Basque Country

Patricia Bortel

Project: Phosphoproteomic profiling and establishment of LC-MS/MS kinome monitoring assays for the investigation of cellular signal transduction cascades

Host: Jesper Velgaard Olsen at the University of Copenhagen, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research, Denmark

Aleksandra Ptaszek

Project: Robust prediction of ¹H NMR chemical shifts in protein-ligand systems

Host: Teresa Head-Gordon at the University of California, Berkeley.

Nina Troppmair

Project: Elucidating the role of sphingolipid synthesis in adipogenesis by high-content imaging and lipidomics

Host: Mary N. Teruel from Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA.

Lukas Skos

Project: Designing cyclometalated gold(III) complexes for efficiently enriching the human selenoproteome

Host: Angela Casini from TUM School of Natural Sciences, Technical University of Munich, Germany.

Martin Schaier

Project: Characterizing the skin permeation of contact allergens nickel, cobalt and chromium at the single-cell level through LA-ICP-TOFMS imaging

Host: Nanna Fyhrquist from Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.



Bernhard Jandl 

ProjectAMP-antibiotic conjugates as heterobifunctional compounds to fight bacterial infections

Host: Mark Blaskovich from Institute for Molecular BioscienceThe University of Queensland, Australia 

Yunyun Gu

ProjectExposome epidemiology for xenobiotics exposures associated with breast cancer

Host: Chirag Patel at the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School

Tobias Pointner

Project: Machine Learning Model for the Shelf-Life Prediction of Edible Oils

Host: Sigfredo Fuentes at the Faculty of Veterinary Agricultural Sciences, University of Melbourne

 Further sources

  • Early Career Researchers - Funding Programmes: On this website of the University's Research Services and Career Development, you can find more information on funding possibilities for your PhD project, fellowships for research stays abroad as well as grants and awards to financially support your research.