2022 PhD Educational Award at Heidelberg University In Germany

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Closing Date: 31 March 2022.

Are you a PhD students? Do you wish to commence study at the Heidelberg University In Germany? Then this offer is for you.

The PhD Educational Award at Heidelberg University in Defining Innate Immune Checkpoints Controlling Natural Killer is now available to all interest applicants.

In this project, the PhD candidate will investigate NK cell receptor pathways in response to melanoma cells. Within RTG2099 structured graduate education and lab visits with our project partners at Kings College in London will be offered.

The PhD candidate will apply an immune-oncology CRISPR/Cas9-based screening approach using primary NK cells and melanoma cells and other tumor cells and will validate already existing candidates for their anti-tumor activity using in vitro and in vivo methods.

About Heidelberg University:

Heidelberg University places a premium on student and young researcher development. By incorporating novel concepts into research-based instruction, it enables early exposure to research subjects and procedures.

Heidelberg University, founded in 1386, is one of Europe’s major research institutions. It is Germany’s oldest university and offers over 100 undergraduate, masters and PhD degree.

Selection Criteria PhD Educational Award:

  • The candidate is expected to demonstrate in-depth knowledge in cellular and molecular biology and/or immunology. Hands-on experience in molecular genetics and interest in bioinformatics data analysis is a plus.
  • The candidate should be driven by self-motivation, should share a vivid passion for scientific problems, and should acknowledge interdisciplinary collaborative research in order to successfully master this doctoral study program.

Available Program:

The scholarship will be awarded in Defining innate immune checkpoints controlling Natural Killer cell recognition of melanoma cells.

Application Perks:

Each successful scholar will receive the salary to complete their PhD degree in Germany at Heidelberg University.

Available Program:

The scholarship will be awarded in Defining innate immune checkpoints controlling Natural Killer cell recognition of melanoma cells.

Required Documents:

Attach your official transcripts of academic records from every postsecondary institution attended for at least one year as a full-time student, statement of purpose, Contact details of two referees, two reference letters from these referees, and CV.

Application Process:

To being enlisted in the programme, applicants must have to take admission at the university.

Entry Application

  • The successful candidate must hold a university degree (master or equivalent above average) that permits access to undertake doctoral studies.
  • Very good English skills (spoken and written) are mandatory.

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