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International PhD Programme in Biomedical Sciences Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona

CRG International PhD Fellowships Programme

Application deadline: January 15th, 2021

Apply now to boost your scientific career in a center of excellence, backed by first class core facilities and a broad training portfolio in our multidisciplinary, international community. Fellows will benefit from an exciting international scientific environment and an integrated training programme, including access to state of the art infrastructure, lectures and seminars, specialised scientific and technological courses, complementary skills training and career development activities, phd symposia and retreats, as well as social activities.

In this call, we do offer up to 12 fully funded scholarships for international life sciences PhD students.

Decide which two CRG Supervisors you are most interested in applying for. Successful candidates will carry out their research in one of the following scientific fields:

BAUD Lab - Big Data | Statistical Genetics | Social Environment | Gut Microbiome | Biomedical Phenoytpes | Rodent Models

BELTRAN Lab - Rare Diseases | Diagnosis | Genome Analysis | Phenomics | Metabolomics | Multi-Omics Analysis | Bioinformatics

BÖKE Lab - Metabolism | Protein Homeostasis | Mitochondria | Oocytes | Fertility | Ageing

COSMA Lab - Stem cells | Somatic Cell Reprogramming | Tissue Regeneration | Super Resolution Microscopy | Chromatin | Modelling | Gene Networks

FERRER Lab - Computational Regulatory Genomics | Genetics Diabetes Mellitus | Statistical Genetics | Mathematics

IRIMIA Lab - Evolution | Zygotic Genome Activation | Evo-Devo | Pan-Metazoan Transcriptomics | Transposable Elements | Gene Regulatory Layers

NOVOA Lab - RNA Modifications | Epitranscriptomics | Nanopore Sequencing | Single Cell Sequencing | Computational Biology | Molecular Biology | M6A

SABIDO Lab - Proteomics | Computational Proteomics | Analytical Chemistry |Mass Spectrometry | Machine Learning Bioinformatics

SEBE-PEDROS Lab - Evol. Biology | Animal Development | Transcription Factors | Single-Cell Transcriptomics | Genomics TechDev | Comparative Genomics

SERRANO Lab - Synthetic Biology | Systems Biology | Computational Biology | Human Disease

SURREY Lab - Cytoskeleton | Microtubules | Motor Proteins | Self-Organization | Molecular Crowding | Phase Separation | In Vitro Reconstitution | Fluorescence Microscopy

VELTEN Lab - Synthetic Biology | Single-cell Genomics | Stem cells | Gene regulation | Genetic screens | Artificial intelligence

Who are we looking for?

Candidates should fulfil the following eligibility criteria at the time of the call deadline. If it becomes clear before, during or after the evaluation phase that one or more of the eligibility criteria have not been fulfilled, the proposal is declared ineligible and is withdrawn from any further examination.

  • The call is open to candidates of any nationality.
  • Candidates must have obtained a University Degree and a Masters Degree in biomedical sciences within the European Higher Education System (minimum 300 ECTS) or an equivalent University Degree that allows to start a PhD thesis in the candidate’s home country by October 2021. Candidates who expect to be awarded with such degree by October 2021 are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates must have an excellent academic record , previous research experience and a strong commitment for scientific research.
  • Candidates must have a high working knowledge of English
  • Candidates invited to previous PhD call interviews are not eligible
  • Candidates performing their Masters at the CRG during the 2020/2021 academic year are not eligible
  • Candidates may not have worked at the CRG for more than 3 months before the call deadline

How to apply

Applications for the International PhD Fellowships Programme are accepted exclusively online through our online application system.

Application deadline: January 15, 2021

Further details

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