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Fully Funded PhD Studentships, University of Salzburg, Austria

Deadline:

April 18, 2015

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The University of Salzburg invites applications for 8 fully funded PhD studentships. The ICA program comprises eleven internationally renowned research groups and focuses on specific immunological aspects of cancer and allergy. 
ICA aims to attract and select high-calibre graduate students from all over the world, provide an intellectually stimulating environment, excellent infrastructure and ambitious scientific projects. ICA will train young scientists to the highest international standards preparing them for a successful career in basic as well as translational and applied science.

Thesis projects:


Antigen processing by endolysosomal proteases and vacuolar ligases
Identifying TH-polarizing signatures on allergenic molecules
Generation of stable and suppressive regulatory T cells
The influence of the myeloid compartment for CLL pathogenesis
Functional alterations of homing receptor in CLL by tissue-specific factors and therapy
Systems biology of cancer stem cells
Inflammation-related epigenetic changes in lung carcinogenesis
Protein-inherent features triggering different responses in different dendritic cell subsets
ICA offers numerous benefits to its students: attractive salaries for a period of 3 years (including health, occupational and national insurance), cover of research consumables, ICA-specific technological training courses, transferable/soft skill courses, full funding of participation in congresses, workshops and international courses, including stays in foreign partner laboratories (up to 6 months).
 
For detailed information about application, selection procedure and admission, and about the scientific program and faculty of ICA visit

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