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

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

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 13 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:

  • WEGHORN Lab - Cancer Evolution | Population Genetics | Mathematical Modeling | Mutation Signatures
  • BEEKMAN Lab - 3D Chromatin | Epigenetics | CRISPR | Lymphoma | Wetlab / Combined-Wetlab-Bioinformatic
  • VELTEN Lab - Single Cell Genomics | Cancer (Leukemia) | Bioinformatics | Stem Cell Biology
  • BÖKE Lab - Physiological Amyloids | Metabolism | Oocytes | Fertility
  • SURREY Lab - Cytoskeleton | Cell Division | Gene Editing | Advance Fluorescence Microscopy
  • COSMA Lab - Stem Cells | Reprogramming | Chromatin | Tissue Regeneration | Super Resolution Microscopy
  • STROUSTRUP Lab - Mechanisms of Aging | Functional Genomics | Synthetic Biology | Mathematical Modeling
  • FERRER Lab - Noncoding Mutations & Human Disease | Genome Regulation | Integrative Genomics | Diabetes
  • SERRANO Lab - Computational Biology/Bioinformatics | Systems Biology | Human Disease
  • DE LA LUNA Lab - Transcriptional Regulation | Signaling | Protein Kinases | Rare Diseases
  • RUPRECHT Lab - Cell & Tissue Morphogenesis | Biophysics | Quantitative Imaging | Mechanobiology
  • PAYER Lab - Epigenetic Reprogramming | Pluripotency | Germ Cells | X-Chromosome Reactivation
  • IRIMIA Lab - Neuroscience | Transcriptomics | Evolution
  • MAURER Lab - mRNA Localization | Neuronal Transport | Motor Proteins | Microtubules | Biophysics
  • LEHNER Lab - Genomics | Deep Mutational Scanning | Evolution | Protein Structures | Aggregation | Neurodegeneration
  • MARTÍ-RENOM Lab - Spatial Transcriptomics | Single Cell | Modeling | Cancer
  • DI CROCE Lab - Polycomb | Gene Regulation | Epigenetics | Chromatin | Cancer | Human Diseases

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 2020. Candidates who expect to be awarded with such degree by October 2020 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 2019/2020 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 13, 2020

Further details

Visit the web site: or email: [email protected]

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