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University of Queensland PhD Scholarship in Australia, 2014-2015

The University of Queensland is inviting applications for PhD scholarship available for international and Australian students. Scholarship will be to undertake a PhD within the project “Bioinformatics to study Squamous Cell Carcinoma”. The value of scholarship is AUD $25,392 per annum tax-free for three years with the possibility of a six month extension in approved circumstances. Applications will be closed on 3rd August 2014.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded for PhD within the project “Bioinformatics to study Squamous Cell Carcinoma”.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for undertaking PhD at University of Queensland.
Scholarship Provider: UQ Diamantina Institute, University of Queensland.
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

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-The candidate will have a 1st Class Honours degree or equivalent in science.
-Consider students from a wide range of backgrounds, including: mathematics, statistics, epidemiology, computer science, bioinformatics, physics, genetics, and molecular biology.
-Laboratory experience in molecular biology, cell biology and/or genetics is also desirable, although not necessary.
-International applicants must meet the University’s English language proficiency requirements.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute was established in 2007 as the sixth research institute of The University of Queensland. The aim of the Institute is to develop a better understanding of the molecular and cellular basis of disease, and to translate that understanding into practical outcomes for patients. Based at the Translational Research Institute (TRI) at the Princess Alexandra Hospital teaching campus in Brisbane, the Institute has almost 270 researchers and students who work closely with clinicians in the areas of cancer, immunology and genomic medicine. UQDI is the largest partner in TRI, and is building major programs in Immunology, Cancer and Genomic Medicine research, with a particular focus on research aimed at development of new treatments.  The institute also houses the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Genomics (UQCCG), the largest next generation sequencing centre in the Southern Hemisphere, and has a specific focus on translational medicine.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): This research scholarship is available for the duration of 3 years with a possible extension for 6 months.

What does it cover? The value of this research scholarship is AUD 25,392 per annum.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

Online Application: The mode of applying is online. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, your detailed academic Resume and complete academic records (including GPA scores/grades, and grading scale details).

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications will be closed on 3rd August 2014.

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