Doctoral Studentship in the field of Pediatric Neurooncology at Helmholtz International Graduate School for Cancer Research in Germany, 2013
Study Subject(s): Study subject is pediatric neurooncology.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: German Cancer Research Center
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility:-We are looking for a hard-working, enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in cancer biology that works well in a team environment.
-Excellent communication skills in English are required.
-Experience with nucleic acid extraction, PCR, chromatin immunoprecipitation, next-generation sequencing, and basic cellular assays strongly preferred.
-Candidates with a background in bioinformatics and programming will be deemed highly competitive.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Germany can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The successful candidate will play an integral role in a large-scale genomic study of pediatric brain tumours under the realm of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC). The project will involve the use of next-generation sequencing to generate a genome-wide map of histone modifications across a large cohort of clinically well-annotated primary brain tumour samples.
Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for 3 years.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till December 10, 2012.