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PhD Scholars Programme in Cancer Biology

PhD Scholars Programme in Cancer Biology

Applications are invited from high calibre students for a four year integrated PhD Scholars programme in Cancer Biology that aims to train scientists to the highest international standards. This prestigious programme funded by the Health Research Board of Ireland will have an intake of six students per year. The first year of the programme includes laboratory rotations and selected courses. In the subsequent three years the Scholar focuses on a chosen research project leading to award of the PhD. The underlying research theme of the programme is Signalling Systems and Gene Regulation in Cancer, with emphasis on fundamental processes driving the genesis and progression of virtually all cancers. For more information please see

The studentship will include a stipend of €18,000 per annum for four years plus tuition fees (EU level).

Applicants may come from the EU or outside and must possess a primary degree in the biological or pharmaceutical sciences (minimum II:1 hons or equivalent) or medicine. Applications should include a CV, a statement of research interests, and contact information for two referees. These should be emailed to,and will be accepted until 10th March 2008.

Interviews will take place in April 2008 and the programme will commence in October 2008.

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