Doctoral candidates

At MITGEST, doctoral candidates have the opportunity to conduct research and work under the guidance of leading experts in mitochondrial biology, innovative therapies, and medicine.

DC1: Molecular mechanisms involved in the degradation processes of damaged mitochondrial messenger RNAs

DC2: Influence of mitochondrial metabolic alteration on mitochondria-nucleus crosstalk: a multi-omics study

DC3: Synthesis, processing and degradation of mitochondrial RNA

DC4: Functional proteomics of the mitochondrial gene expression system

DC5: Identification and functional analysis of new factors and regulatory mechanisms of mitochondrial antisense RNA surveillance

DC6: Quality control mechanisms in mitochondrial translation

DC7: The impact of nutrient metabolism on mitochondrial DNA maintenance and expression in health and disease

DC8: Mitochondrial genomic instability and disease

DC9: Targeting of nucleic acid drugs: a new mitochondrial RNA therapeutic strategy

DC10: The functionality of mitochondrial quality control (MQC) mechanisms within mitochondrial DNA diseases

DC11: The effects of manipulating nutrient metabolism and nucleotide supplementation on organ pathophysiology