KLS Young Scientist Programme

Every year, young scientists in the life sciences from medical and non-medical research at Kiel University have the opportunity to apply for the KLS Young Scientist Programme.

Prizes:

  • annually, call starting in December,
  • early stage postdocs (0-4 years after PhD),
  • experienced postdocs (0-6 years after PhD).

Criteria:

  • quality of the research project,
  • innovative research idea,
  • deasibility of proposed timeline,
  • interdisciplinary project and applicant. Applicants should demonstrate knowledge from different KLS-relevant research areas.

 

Eligibility:

  • for early stage postdocs:
    Application 0 to 4 years after having obtained the doctoral degree (date of document is determinant),
     
  • for experienced postdocs:
    Application 0 to 6 years after having obtained the doctoral degree (date of document is determinant),
    previous submission of at least one application for a project grant concerning a different research project to the DFG or a similar funding body, the postdoc needs to work in the laboratory of a KLS full member , the research should be conducted in a research area of KLS and address a life science topic.
Awardees 2021

Awardees 2021

NameGroupCategoryFunding

Dr. Leif Tüffers

Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics (Prof. H. Schulenburg), Zoological Instituteearly stage postdoc

10,000 €

Dr. Celia Escudero-Hernandez

Systems Immunology(Prof. P. Rosenstiel), Institute for Clinical Molecular Biologyexperienced postdoc

25,000 €

Awardees 2020

Awardees 2020

NameGroupCategoryFunding

Dr. Louise Thingholm

Genetics and Bioinformatic( Prof. A. Franke), Institute for Clinical Molecular Biologyexperienced postdoc

8,900 €

Dr. Mohammed Zidane

Tierhaltung Animal Breeding and Domestic Animal Genetics (Prof. G. Thaller), Institute of Animal Breeding and Husbandry

experienced postdoc

10,000 €

Awardees 2019

Awardees 2019

NameGroupCategoryFunding

Dr. Montserrat Torres Oliva

Genetics and Bioinformatic (Prof. A. Franke), Institute for Clinical Molecular Biologyearly stage postdoc

10,000 €

Dr. Matthias Voss
 

Molekular Biology of Cytocines (Prof. S. Rose-John), Biochemical Instituteearly stage postdoc

5,000 €

Dr. Alejandra Zárate-Potes
 

Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics (Prof. H. Schulenburg), Zoological Instituteearly stage postdoc

5,000 €

Dr. Julia Keppler
 

Food Technology (Prof. K. Schwarz), Institute for Human Nutrition and Food Science

experienced postdoc

18,000 €

Dr. Friederike Zunke
 
Molecular Biology of Cytokines (Prof. S. Rose-John), Biochemical Instituteexperienced postdoc18,000 €
Dr. Philipp Arnold
 
Molecular Cell- and Neurobiology/Neurobiochemistry (Prof. R. Lucius), Institute for Anatomyexperienced postdoc18,000 €
Awardees 2018

Awardees 2018

NameGroupCategoryFunding
Dr. Julia JohnkeEvolutionary Ecology and Genetics (Prof. H. Schulenburg), Zoological Instituteearly stage postdoc5,000 €
Dr. Steffen RiethmüllerPharmaceutical Biology (Prof. S. Alban), Pharmaceutical Instituteearly stage postdoc5,000 €
Dr. Christian WöhleGenomic Microbiology (Prof. T. Dagan), Institute for General Microbiologyearly stage postdoc5,000 €
Dr. Corinna Bang (Co-Applicant: Klarissa Stürner)Genetics und Bioinformatic (Prof. A. Franke), Institute for Clinical Molecular Biologyexperienced postdoc20,000 €
Dr. Meike StumppComparative Immunobiology (Prof. N. Leippe), Zoological Instituteexperienced postdoc24,640 €