genomics | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 3

International Master (M2) in Medical and Veterinary Entomology, West Africa

The sixth year of the International Master Degree in medical and veterinary Entomology (IME) will begin in September 2011 in Benin (West Africa).The scientific and educational objectives of the International Master of medical and veterinary Entomology (IME) are to develop a comprehensive training on research areas such as vector systematic, vector biology and ecology, population genetics, genomics and vector control.

Attend the IME, applicants must fulfil the following criteria :

1- Hold a BSc (Bachelor of Science) degree in the field of Life Sciences or equivalent diploma recognized by the University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin) and the University of Montpellier 2 (France).

2- Understand both French and English. A certificate of English and French proficiency or proficiency testing by phone may be requested.

3- Applicants may be requested to prove a source of reliable funding to cover costs throughout the IME training (see link)

Note : Students currently undertaking a MSc (Master of Science) degree are allowed to pre-register by specifying the expected date of graduation on their CV.

The IME’s professional objective is to optimise the preparation of future PhD students into the different options – public health, veterinary, teaching and research.

Scholarship Application Deadline:31 March 2011

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Predoctoral Researcher Position at the Department of Plant Biotechnology and Genetics, Ghent University, Belgium

Interdisciplinary research project in the field of plant biology and biochemistry, using proteomics and functional genomics approaches to understand the function of plant proteases involved in cell death mechanisms regulating growth and development of plants.
You are a Master in Biotechnology, Biology, Bio-engineer, Biochemistry or Biomedical sciences or you have obtained an equivalent degree.
-You read and speak scientific English fluently and you have good communication skills.
-You can work independently, yet you are a good team player.

Scholarship Application Deadline:2011-03-31

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PhD Studentship in Genomics in Diplomonads, Sweden: Genomics in Diplomonads

Excellent candidates with an academic degree at the Masters level in molecular biology and/or biotechnology are invited to apply. Experience in molecular parasitology is required and a background in genome analyses is a merit. The research project will be conducted in a very active environment as part of a group consisting of, at present two PhD students and 1 post-doc. Activities center around the pathogenesis and evolution of protozoan parasites. In particular, the focus is on development of tools for diagnosis of the intestinal parasites Giardia intestinalis and Spironucleus salmonicida. The PhD student will be expected to teach and/or supervise during lab courses, in Swedish or English, for at most 20% of the time.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 January 2011

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