In the international scientific environment of our school sites in Milan and Naples, Italy, the European School of Molecular Medicine (SEMM) offers to young and motivated university graduates 21 PhD positions. There are no restrictions on nationalities for admission to the PhD program. Applicants should hold 2nd level degree (MSc, or equivalent) in any subject related to the PhD research areas and have a certified B2 level of English proficiency.
APPLICATION DEADLINE 2 AUGUST 2017 1.00 PM ITALIAN TIME
Below the details of the available positions for the 2017 call.
Computational Biology – Milan This curriculum is intended to students having a specific interest for quantitative aspects of biology, with backgrounds PREFERENTIALLY in Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, but also in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physics. It aims to train professionals who should acquire a unique knowledge-base in specialized areas of Biology, Medicine, Mathematics, Statistics and Information Technology. Positions:3 Research topics: Systems Biology, Analysis of Next-Gen Sequencing Data, Network Biology, Evolutionary Genomics, Bioinformatics, Cancer Genomics, Quantitative Proteomics Institution:European Institute of Oncology (IEO) Supervisors:T.Bonaldi, D.Pasini
Foundations of the Life Sciences, Bioethics and Cognitive Sciences – Milan It aims to create internationally recognized scholars in the fields of psychology and bioethics, with a specific attention to the relationships between biomedicine and society. Particularly, the program will deal broadly with the interdisciplinary conceptualization of a personalized approach to investigating patients and diseases in different areas. Applicants should have a background in psychology. Positions:3 Research topics: Medical Decision Making, Patient Empowerment, Psychological Tools for non-Communicable Diseases Institution:European Institute of Oncology (IEO) Supervisors:Pravettoni G.
Human Genetics – Naples This program is open to anyone having a degree in the the Life Sciences area, such as Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Genetics, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary who wish to embark upon a career in the field of experimental medicine Positions:2 Research topics: Cell and Gene Therapy, Human Genetics and Genomics, Developmental Genetics, Functional and Differential Proteomics, Molecular basis of inherited diseases, Proteomics and Clinical proteomics, Neurosciences. Institution:Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM) Supervisors:All TIGEM research groups can accept students
Molecular Oncology – Milan & Naples This program is open to anyone having a degree in the Life Sciences area, such as Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Genetics, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary. It aims to train researchers in Molecular Medicine and in Post-Genomics, focusing particularly on Molecular Oncology. Positions: 13 Research topics: Molecular Genetics of Cancer, Epigenetics, Signal Transduction, Aging, Stem Cells, Cancer Stem cells, Target identification and validation, DNA metabolism, DNA damage. Institutions: European Institute of Oncology (IEO), FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology (IFOM), Genetic Engineering center (CEINGE) Supervisors: M.Alcalay, B.Amati, F.Bertolini, V.Costanzo, F.d’Adda, M.Mapelli, D. Pasini, PG Pelicci, S.Polo, G.Testa