HBIGS PhD Fellowships for International Students in Germany, 2015-2016

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The Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School (HBIGS) of Molecular & Cellular Biology is offering three year PhD fellowships starting from 1 April 2016. PhD students will receive competitive fellowships of up to 1468,- EUR/month for three years. Students may apply to up to three advertised PhD positions within the deadlines set for the respective projects. Students applying to advertised PhD positions are expected to receive their final degree before the start of the respective PhD projects. The application deadline is depended on the applicant’s project.

Study Subject(s):Heidelberg University by offering excellent research opportunities and comprehensive academic and complementary training in a vibrant and stimulating scientific environment.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for undertaking PhD research projects.
Scholarship Provider: The Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular & Cellular Biology (HBIGS) at Heidelberg University, Germany
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: Students may apply to up to three advertised PhD positions within the deadlines set for the respective projects. Students applying to advertised PhD positions are expected to receive their final degree before the start of the respective PhD projects. The minimal requirement for admission into the Graduate School is a university degree from an internationally accredited university that would allow the applicant to enter a PhD program in biosciences in the country where the degree was awarded. Depending on the country, this may be a Masters, Licentiate or Diploma in Natural Sciences or equivalent. If your native language is not English, proof of an adequate command of spoken and written English is required for admission.

Scholarship Open for International Students: German or international applicants can apply for these PhD fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (HBIGS) was founded in October 2007. The vision of the Graduate School is to attract the best and brightest doctoral researchers from around the world to pursue doctoral studies at Heidelberg University by offering excellent research opportunities and comprehensive academic and complementary training in a vibrant and stimulating scientific environment. The focus of the Graduate School on molecular and cellular biology takes into account that molecular and cellular biology provides the conceptual and technological foundation on which most other fields, sub-disciplines and specialized areas of life and biosciences rest – from structural biology to bioinformatics, from molecular medicine to biotechnology, and from immunology to systems biology. A higher qualification in molecular and cellular biology will, therefore, prepare early stage researchers for exciting and challenging careers in academia and in the public and private sector.

Number of award(s): Up to 13 PhD fellowships are offered.

Duration of award(s): These PhD Fellowships are offered for three-year.

What does it cover? PhD students will receive competitive fellowships of up to 1468,- EUR/month.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Shortlisted applicants who applied for an advertised project will be notified and invited for interview in Heidelberg no later than two weeks after a deadline has been closed. The final decision will be made swiftly after the interviews.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadlines for different projects are:-
-Molecular function of mTOR Signaling in cardiac hypertrophy: 10 May 2015
-Correlation of accessory protein function, virus replication and immune responses in HIV patients: 10 May 2015
-Immune-modulating nucleotide modifications within tRNA: 10 May 2015
-Tumor-directed cytotoxicity of proinflammatory human dendritic cells and natural killer cells in malignant melanoma (MM): 15 May 2015
-The role of the metazoan disaggregase network in aggregation, toxicity and spreading of ?-synuclein in C. elegans: 15 May 2015
-Protein modelling and simulation: 15 May 2015
-Evolution of embryo and body plan in cnidaria: 31 May 2015
-Evolution of behavioral neural circuitries: 31 May 2015
-Bioinformatic analysis of high-throughput and image-based RNAi screening data: 31 May 2015
-A quantitative understanding of the cytoadhesive behavior of Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes based on single molecule counting, super resolution microscopy, and force measurments: 31 May 2015
-Molecular function of WDR8 at centrosomes and cilia: 31 May 2015
-Structure and dynamics of the endoplasmic reticulum during mitosis: 31 May 2015

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