PhD Student Position in Biomedicine at the Department of Experimental Medical Science, Lund University in Sweden 2013
Study Subject(s): Study subject is biomedicine.
Course Level: Scholarships will be available for pursuing PhD degree.
Scholarship Provider: Lund University
Scholarship can be taken at: Sweden
Eligibility: Students with basic eligibility for third-cycle studies are those who- have completed a second-cycle degree- have completed courses of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are from second-cycle courses, or- have acquired largely equivalent knowledge in some other way, in Sweden or abroad. Special eligibility requirements comprise knowledge from first-cycle studies or the equivalent, but can also refer to special professional experience. Additionally, sufficient knowledge of the subject area is required for third-cycle studies. Students meeting special eligibility requirements are those who have- at least 60 higher education credits within the same subject area as the third-cycle studies, of which in-depth work of at least 30 higher education credits of relevance to the subject area- a Swedish medical degree or Swedish certification as a doctor.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students of Sweden can apply for this position.
Scholarship Description: Brain inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases and stroke Neuroinflammation, psychiatric behavior and the effect of physical activity and exercise will be studied in mouse models of neurodegenerative diseases, incl. models for Parkinson’s disease, and stroke. A specific focus will be on microglial function and involvement in disease progression and behavior, and the regulatory role of physical activity. Animal surgery, behavioral analysis, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, flowcytometry (incl. acoustophoresis) and PCR will be applied.
Number of awards offered: Not known
Duration of Awards: Position is awarded for 4 years.
What does it cover? Not known
Scholarship Application Deadline: The closing date for applications for these scholarships is 2012-12-10.