Computing in Medicine & Life Sciences

The Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences was established in 2007, funded within the Excellence Initiative of the German Governments. It links the three main fields of research of the university: medicine, computer science and life sciences. All main facilities are located on one campus.  More than 67 fully funded doctoral students from 15 countries are currently enrolled, during the whole time the graduate school had 114 doctoral candidates and 28 successful dissertation defenses.. The scientific programme of the school has found widespread recognition, and the school is now a leading research centre in several fields. Among these fields are optical coherence tomography, magnetic particle imaging, as well as research on memory and sleep.