PhD PROGRAMME IN BIOMOLECULAR SCIENCES
ANNOUNCEMENT OF SELECTION: 32nd cycle – Academic Year 2016/2017 

NEW! Final rankings available in the Download box (20.09.2016)

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: August 23, 2016, hrs. 4:00 PM (Italian time) CLOSED
Link to the Application online
Positions: 12+8 additional

Scholarships: 10+8 additional of which 5+8 additional on specific research topics

Scholarships are funded by:

no. 5 scholarships funded by the University of Trento, on research topics to be carried out at the laboratories of CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology (http://www.cibio.unitn.it);

no. 5+8 additional scholarships on reserved topics that require specific competence assessed during the oral examination and funded as follows:

  • Scholarship A, “microRNA–mediated cardiac regeneration” funded by International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB);
  • Scholarship B “New computational metagenomic approaches for strain-level cystic-fibrosis pathogens characterization and microbiome profiling” funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology;
  • Scholarship C “Impact of RNA modifications on translation in physiology and disease” funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology;
  • Scholarship D “Understanding of epigenetic regulation of tumorigenesis and tumor progression through computational quantitative analyses” funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology;
  • Scholarship E “Construction of Vaccinobacter and manipulation of Vaccinobacter derived-OMVs“ funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology.
  • Scholarship F (additional) "Identification of cellular and molecular mechanisms of Brain Cancer development" funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology.
  • Scholarship G (additional) "New therapies for uveal melanoma" funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology.
  • Scholarship H (additional) "Studying Neural Stem Cell biology during Brain and Cancer Development" funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology.
  • Scholarship I (additional) "Prebiotic metallopeptides" funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology
  • Scholarship L (additional) "Yeast biofactories for production of flavan 3-ols and anthocyanins – Y_factor" funded by Fondazione Edmund Mach, Trento (published 29.08.2016)
  • Scholarship M (additional): "Assay development, screening and validation of small molecules aimed at correcting haploinsufficiency by translational control mechanisms" funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology (published 31.08.2016)
  • Scholarship(additional): "Assay development, screening and validation of small molecules modulating Repeat Associated Non-ATG (RAN) translation" funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology (published 31.08.2016)
  • Scholarship O (additional): "Assay development, screening and validation of small molecules modulating Nonsense-Mediated Decay (NMD) and Alternative Poly-Adenylation (APA) in TDP-43 induced neurodegenerative disorders" funded by CIBIO – Centre for Integrative Biology (published 31.08.2016)

For details on the reserved topics please see the box "Download".

The Academic year starts November 1, 2016.

Announcement of selection: Rector's Decree n. 385 of 27.05.2016, published in this webpage on May 31, 2016 – available in the “Download Box”*
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Candidates are recommended to complete the online application well in advance before the deadline, in order to avoid possible technical problems or overcharge of the connection and/or of the application systems.

Examination's schedule: Assessment of qualifications: September 1st, 2016. Oral exams: (see schedule of interviews in download box) September 14 from 9:30 to 13:30 and from 16:00 to 19:00, September 15 from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 14:30 to 19:00, September 16 from 10 to 13:00 -CIBIO Meeting Room, building Povo 2 - Via Sommarive, 9 - 38123 Povo (Trento)