We actively promote careers of young investigators and encourage excellent researchers to apply at all stages.

SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships
SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships address young researchers who intend to pursue an academic career and wish to establish their own team to realise a research project at the DBM and the University of Basel.

SNSF Professors at the DBM:
Anne-Katrin Pröbstel (2020)
Katharina Timper (2020)
Sara Meyer (2019)
Gregor Hutter (2018)
Lukas Jeker (2018)
Eline Pecho-Vrieseling (2016)
Carolyn King (2016)

For details on the upcoming round of applications, please consult our internal guidelines.

Alumni:
- Jan Gründemann (2018) -> Professor am Deutschen Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (DZNE), Helmholtz, Bonn, D, since 2020
- Nicola Aceto (2016) -> Professor ETH Zürich, CH, since 2020
- Roxane Tussiwand (2014) -> NIH investigator, USA, since 2019


SNSF Ambizione(-SCORE) and SNSF PRIMA
These SNSF fellowships are aimed at young researchers who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent research project at the DBM and develop their own research program. They are mentored by a DBM research group leader.

Current SNSF Ambizione SCORE fellows at the DBM:
Lucas Boeck (2019)

Alumni:
- Magdalena Filipowicz-Sinnreich (2017) -> Leitende Ärztin Liestal, CH, since 2020


ERC Starting Grants
ERC Starting Grants aim to support up-and-coming research leaders who are about to establish a proper research team and to start conducting independent research in Europe. 

ERC Starting grants at the DBM:
Tania Barkat Rinaldi (2014)
Daniel Pinschewer (2013)

Alumni:
- Jan Gründemann (2018) -> Professor am Deutschen Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (DZNE), Helmholtz, Bonn, D, since 2020
- Nicola Aceto (2016) -> Professor ETH Zürich, CH, since 2020