The Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) is searching a PhD student for the topic "Biomarkers of oxidative stress and age-related conditions" (www.dkfz.de/de/klinepi). At the division, a population-based cohort study of 10,000 older German adults is being conducted (esther.dkfz.org) and data are readily available for the research project. The project will be conducted in cooperation with the Network Aging Research (NAR), University of Heidelberg. At the NAR, humanists, natural- and medical scientists research interdisciplinary the aspects of aging, since aging affects humans in its entirety (www.nar.uni-heidelberg.de).
• Conduction of systematic literature searches, participation in collection and preparation of data, statistical analyses of epidemiological data
• Writing of publications in English language
• Routine laboratory work (ELISAs)