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Open Positions

Available Diploma- and Masterthesis

1. Lipid-induced cell death – Investigation of the mechanism leading to lipotoxicity.


2. Meiotic Processes within the regulation of aging – characterization of the mechanism leading to longevity in yeast and mammalian cells.


3. Autophagy (“self-eating”) in dying cells – Interconnection of apoptosis and autophagy via a new “Bcl-2 family-protein”.


4. Identification of a novel yeast caspase – Functional analysis of the “raptor”- protein regarding the regulation of autophagy and apoptosis.


5. Yeast as a model for neurodegeneration - Parkinson´s, Alzheimer`s, and Huntington`s disease.


6. Caspase independent regulation of cell death – implications of apoptosis-inducing factor AIF1 and its interactom in aging and apoptosis.



Prof. Dr. Frank Madeo


Workgroup leader
Humboldtstrasse 50/EG 8010 Graz, Austria
Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Frank Madeo Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 1507
Fax:+43 (0)316 380 - 9898


Alterung & Zelltod - Labor Frank Madeo - Sekretariat
Humboldtstrasse 50/EG 8010 Graz, Österreich
Eveline Chatzatoglou, Isabella Wilfing Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 5620
Mobile:+43 (0)316 380 - 5665
Fax:+43 (0)316 380 - 9898

Mo-Do: 08:30-12:00
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