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PhD Student Fellowship– FWO for International Students at Ghent University in Belgium, 2018

Ghent University is delighted to offer PhD Student Fellowship– FWO application: Cell death and survival decisions by Death Receptor 3 (DR3) and their role in inflammatory disease models. International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Ghent University is a public research university located in Ghent, Belgium. Ghent is one of the largest Flemish universities, consisting of 41,000 students and 9,000 staff members.

Applicants must have an excellent command of English.


Scholarship Description

  • Application deadline: January 15, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded within the Department of Biomedical molecular biology.
  • Scholarship Award: Dependent on your prior experiences we offer further teaching of techniques used in the lab. The project will initially focus on primary immune cells/organ culture from mice and then go on to work with in vivo models. Some of the primary methods to be used for elucidating these pathways are flow cytometry, immunoprecipitation (western-blotting), mass-spectrometry, Multiplex-ELISA, Bio-imaging and many other. We will write the project application.
  • Nationality: International students
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Belgium

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Profile of the candidate

  • The candidates must have an FWO aspirant profile (at least great distinction in Bachelor and Master).
  • Experience in the study of cell death, differentiation and inflammation is an advantage.
  • Candidates must be in possession of a certificate “working with laboratory animals” or be prepared to obtain this certificate.
  • The candidate should be eager to learn and expected to work both independently and in a team spirit and highly motivated to complete a Ph.D.
  • The candidate should have excellent communication skills and a strong passion for life sciences, especially inflammation and signal transduction.
  • The candidate should be eligible for an FWO Ph.D. fellowship and is expected to obtain the fellowship
  • Dedicated
  • Willingness to learn new techniques and be part of a highly collaborative research environment.

English Language Requirements: The candidate should have excellent communication skills.

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Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Interested candidates are asked to apply online.

 Online Application

Scholarship Link


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