Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation funds PhD Fellowships in Epigentics, Molecular Biology and Gene Regulation at Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) in Germany 2013
About Scholarship: Our International PhD Programme (IPP) is the place to be if you want to conduct cutting-edge research in epigenetics, developmental biology, DNA repair & the interfaces between these fields. Projects focus on e.g. neurobiology, stem cells, systems biology, ageing & disease. The IPP has a multinational team of students working in an open, lively atmosphere. An advanced training programme teaches you state-of-the-art techniques in bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, microscopy & cytometry as well as transferrable skills, e.g. scientific writing, presenting & managing. A range of scientific events encourages collaboration between groups & allows for multidisciplinary research projects. The IPP is located on the vibrant campus of Mainz University, which has students from ~130 nations, and is funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation.
Study Subjects: Epigentics, Molecular Biology and Gene Regulation
Course Level: PhD
Scholarship By: Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation
Eligibility: As IMB is an international institution the first criterion for eligibility is that you are able to communicate in English, which is our working language. Secondly, you should have prior experience in a research environment and have, or be about to complete, a Masters or equivalent degree.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Duration: Applicable to three years (with the possibility for extension)
Cover: All our PhD students receive generous fully funded fellowships.
Notification: Shortlisted students will be invited to Mainz for interviews from 7-9 April 2013
Deadline: 13 January 2013