50 to 60 doctoral candidates are currently doing research within the framework of the LGSA.

Brain aging

Several PhD candidates contributed to a publication in Molecular Systems Biology. Aging is the main risk factor for dementia and Parkinson’s disease.…

Proteome of the intestinal epithelium

The small intestine is one of the most important interfaces between the environment and our body. It is responsible for nutrient absorption but also…

Cancer cachexia is a complex metabolic disease accounting for approximately one third of all cancer-related deaths worldwide. So far, there is no…

During the Second International Symposium Healthy Ageing, the Poster as well as the Presentation Award were granted to young FLI researchers.

Simon Schwörer was able to publish his findings in Nature. Two more PhD students - Ali Hyder Baig and Manuel Schmidt - contributed to the…

Current stop of animal experiments: Letter to PhD students on further proceeding concerning PhD theses

"What comes after the PhD?" We are happy to welcome all our PhD Alumni to the 2nd Alumni Meeting and Career Day on May 26 and 27, 2016.

Five PhD students contributed to the publication in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

It’s already well known that a diet may have a…

Starting in February 2016, the LGSA presents itself with a new corporate design.

Congratulations on passing your final PhD exams to all our graduates 2015.


Two LGSA students - Andreas Petzold and Philipp Koch - participated in the discovery of the genome sequence of N. furzeri as shared first authors.

We are pleased to inform that in October 2015 Dr. Julia von Maltzahn was elected new Dean of the graduate school.