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Six doctoral fellowships at Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO)

Six doctoral fellowships are being offered to outstanding and highly motivated students looking to carry out their doctoral research in one of Europe’s finest cancer research centers. The call is now open for applications from graduates with excellent qualifications in (molecular) biology, biomedical sciences, medicine, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, computational biology or related fields. Those fitting the profile are highly encouraged to apply!

The Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) is a leading comprehensive cancer center of excellence, which embraces a translational, multidisciplinary and collaborative research model. Its privileged environment allows VHIO research groups a direct access to patients and unique research infrastructures, facilitating the translation of scientific outcomes into more powerful, targeted treatments and better patient care practice.

One of the strategic aims of VHIO is to provide future generations of healthcare professionals and researchers with high-level training in personalized and targeted cancer therapies at all stages of their careers. With this goal in mind, VHIO is offering for 2022:

  • Five four-year VHIO–Severo Ochoa doctoral fellowships within the “Contratos Predoctorales para la Formación de Doctores (FPI)” 2021 call, part of the Severo Ochoa accreditation funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN).
  • One four-year doctoral fellowship within the “Contratos Predoctorales para la Formación de Doctores (FPI)” 2021 call, part of the project “Targeting synthetic lethality in Chromatin Regulatory Genes for gastrointestinal cancer treatment”, led by Dr. Jose Seoane and funded by the MICINN.

These fellowships will be offered to outstanding young researchers from the national and international community to allow them to undertake their doctoral thesis research in one of the best translational, preclinical and clinical research centers in Europe.

More information and links to the application forms can be found at:

Deadline for applications: 11 November at 14pm CET

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