Advancing FutureNeuro therapies towards translation

   School of Medicine

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About the Project

Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Advancing FutureNeuro therapies towards translation School of Medicine, Regenerative Medicine Institute, University of Galway; FutureNeuro Research Centre, RCSI

Application(s) are invited from a suitably qualified candidate, for a full-time funded PhD scholarship starting in Oct., 2023, affiliated to the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science, School of Medicine, Regenerative Medicine Institute at the University of Galway, Ireland.

University of Galway Located in the vibrant cultural city of Galway in the west of Ireland, the University of Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence For information on moving to Ireland please see

Detailed Project Description

A PhD studentship is available at the University of Galway, to carry out gene editing on pluripotent stem cells, neuronal differentiation, drug screening and pharmacological characterisation. The project is funded by Science Foundation Ireland as a part of the Future-Neuro Research Centre nationwide.

Candidates with relevant expertise on Stem Cell Biology, Genetic Engineering, Neuroscience, Pharmacology and/or Drug Discovery are encouraged to apply. Evidence of previous success on research and publication will be an advantage.

Living allowance (Stipend): €18500 per annum, [tax-exempt scholarship award]

University fees: €5500 per annum Start date: 1 Oct, 2023

Academic Entry Requirements:

BSc/MSc in relevant fields

To Apply for the Scholarship:

Please submit a CV, publication(s) and a cover letter (with three names/email/phone for independent reference requests) to [Email Address Removed].

Contact Name: Professor Sanbing Shen

Contact Email: [Email Address Removed]

Application Deadline: Friday 30/06/ 2023 and time 17:00 (Irish time 24hr format)

Primary Supervisor name (if applicable): Professor Sanbing Shen

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