M.Sc. PBioC - Physical Biology of Cells and Cell Interactions



The two-year Master's programme Physical Biology of Cells and Cell Interactions (PBioC) takes place at an international level and promotes the acquisition of an in-depth research-oriented education in the fields of eukaryotic and organismal cell biology and physical biology.

The Master's programme provides students with an understanding of fundamental eukaryotic life processes from cell growth, cell-cell communication and differentiation to hormonal, inflammatory, angiogenic signalling and aging. These processes are studied in different animal and plant model systems in context of cells, tissues and entire model organisms. The experimental and conceptual approaches of the programme include cutting-edge methods in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, immunology, genetics, (neuro-)physiology and morphological analysis. A strong focus is placed on various advanced microscopy techniques and applications to analyze tissues and multicellular model systems in vivo as well as data analysis.

The programme offers a combination of theoretical courses and own experimental activities from the first semester on. In addition to the basics of the sub-disciplines, students are introduced to the current state of international research and acquire occupational skills that enable interdisciplinary research, independent scientific thinking and responsible action.


Introductory video for the PBioC Master's programme

This video was produced by the student initiative RiedbergTV. More videos can be found on www.riedberg.TV.
Keywords: Cell Biology | Model Organisms | Imaging | Immunology | Angiogenesis | RNA | Physiology | Computational Biology | Statistics | English as Language of Instruction | Scientific Campus | International Environment | Modern Equipment | Interdisciplinarity


Programme Coordinator

Fabian Reinisch

Institute of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
Biologicum | Room 2.122
Max-von-Laue-Str. 13
60438 Frankfurt
T: +49 69 798-42018

Programme Director
Prof. Dr. Stefan Eimer

Institute of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
Biologicum | Room 2.118

Examinations Office
Sandra Luckert

Biozentrum | N101 | Room 1.07
T +49 69 798-46475
F +49 69 798-46470