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PhD Scholarship in Genetics and Protein Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

The Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, invites applications for a 3-year PhD scholarship at the Department of Biology, Sections of Functional Genomics and Biomolecular Sciences starting June 15, 2011.Applicants should hold an MSc degree in biochemistry or biology; have a solid background within molecular biology and protein chemistry. Fluency in English is also a requirement and applicants may be asked to provide documentation of proficiency in English prior to appointment.The main criterion for selection will be the research potential of the applicant. In addition experience with research in biochemistry, protein chemistry and molecular biology is an absolute requirement.

The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Scholarship Application Deadline:13-05-2011

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JRF Position in the Department of Stem Cell Research Facility at PGIMER, India

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the appointment of positions indicated below initially for a period of one year starting on the 1st of May 2011 under DBT sponsored “Establishment of Stem Cell Research Facility”. Successful candidate will find an opportunity to work over the project entitled “Characterization of leukemia associated ETO (MTG) family members in Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells”. The positions are extendable and candidate(s) may be enrolled for a PhD program in stem cells thereafter. Candidates with National fellowships like JRF-CSIR-UGC, JRF-DBT, JRF-ICMR will be preferred. Interested candidates should submit their application along with their curriculum vitae with supporting documents to the undersigned. The application complete in all respect should reach the undersigned by 23th April 2011.
Eligibility: M.Sc. (Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Life Sciences or related field) with two year of research experience

Scholarship Application Deadline: 23 April 2011

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2011 MRC-Funded PhD Studentship in Genetics, UK

The studentship for research leading to a PhD is funded through a three year MRC Doctoral Training Award. The award will commence in October 2011. Students from EU countries who do not meet the UK residence requirements of the MRC are eligible for a fees-only award.

Full details of the available projects can be found at

Scholarship Application Deadline: 3 May 2011

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