PhD Programme in Biomolecular Sciences

The University of Trento announces a public selection procedure for admission to the 40th cycle (academic year 2024/2025) of the Doctoral Programme in “Biomolecular Sciences”.

In List of Calls for Phd positions, announcements of selection from past years are available.

Announcement of selection 40th cycle - A.Y. 2024-2025

Rector's Decree nr. 524 dd 10/5/2024, published on this webpage on 10/5/2024.
*please note that only the Italian version of the call is legally binding, the English version is provided for information only.

Positions: n. 21+1+1+1
Scholarships: n. 19+1+1+1 (of which n. 14+1+1+1on reserved topics)
Positions without scholarship: n. 2
Supernumerary positions: n. 2 (see Art. 8)

The Academic year starts November 1, 2024
Duration of the PhD Programme: 3 years

May also be admitted on additional positions candidates selected by special committees for admission related to specific international mobility programmes in which the University of Trento participates.

application/pdfSB_Call_40_ENG(PDF | 546 KB)

How to apply

To partecipate in the selection procedure, fill in the application online within the deadline.

Deadline for application: June 17th, 2024, hrs. 4.00 PM 

Applicants are advised to register well in advance of the deadline. The University shall not be considered responsible for any dysfunctions due to technical problems and/or overload of the communication line and/or of the OS, for the loss of communication due to incorrect address details or late communication about possible change of address of the candidates, or for any other problem and delay due to third parties, unexpected cases or circumstances beyond one’s control.

Details about funded positions 

Positions and scholarships increased after the publication of the call are in bold (indicated with +)

Financer

No. of scholarships

ID scholarship

Possible reserved topic

University of Trento

5

Please note: The winner of each scholarship will choose the laboratory where he/she will carry out his/her research activity, after a short Lab Rotation, from the list available the document called “Laboratories”.

MUR-funded grants - Departments of Excellence. Funding allocated by the MUR under the intervention "Departments of Excellence 2024-2027 (Law 232/2016)," Department of Computational and Integrated Cell Biology CUP no. E63C22003870001

1

A

Biomolecular Sciences Curriculum.
The winner will choose from the list available in the document called “Reserved scholarships A”, and following brief "Lab Rotation," the research project.

1

B

Bio-Industry Curriculum.
The winner will choose from the list available in the document called “Reserved scholarships B”, and following brief "Lab Rotation," the research project.

1

C

Quantitative Biology Curriculum.
The winner will choose from the list available in the document called “Reserved scholarships C”, and following brief "Lab Rotation," the research project.

Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology - Project AIRC IG 2022, CUP n. E63C22003090007

1

D

Turning protumoral mechanisms into lethal pathways

Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology - Project UE HE Bio-HhOst, GA n°101130747 – CUP n. E63C23001530006 e AIRC IG 2022 – CUP n. E63C22003170007

1

E

Analysis of NGS data for cancer immunology, immunotherapy and artificial cells modifications 

Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology - Project UE HE ERC MICROTOUCH – CUP E63C22001400006

1

F

High-resolution computational metagenomics for the study of the transmission of the human microbiome

Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology - Project UE HE DOMINO – CUP E63C22003040006

1

G

Large-scale strain-level metagenomic analysis of food-associated microbial communities and their links with the human and animal microbiome

Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology - Project AIRC IG 2023 – CUP E63C23001790007

1

H

Characterization of PARPi through computational approaches and multi-omics data from cell free DNA of prostate cancer patients enrolled in a multi-institutional clinical trial 

Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology - Project PAT APSS TOVEL – CUP C43C23000360003

1

I

Radiobiological studies in cardiac cells: unraveling the molecular mechanisms of proton radiosurgery of lethal arrhythmias 

Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology - Project AIRC MFAG 2020 – CUP E65F20001560007

1

J

Analysis of multimodal single-cell and spatially resolved data in human diseases 

Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology Project financed by GSK VACCINES Srl

1

K

Investigation of the whole genome diversity of antimicrobial resistant (AMR) clinically relevant bacterial species and identification/validation of AMR-associated genes

Fondazione The Microsoft Research – University of Trento Centre for Computational and Systems Biology (COSBI

1

L

Integrating systems biology and modeling to investigate risk factors in the development and progression of Parkinson’s disease

Fondazione The Microsoft Research – University of Trento Centre for Computational and Systems Biology (COSBI) & Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology – Project R3 Wleap Marchetti – CUP E65F21004070007

1

M

Applications of multi-scale mathematical modeling to the analysis of the immune response

Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology. Project CHARTER (Bando a cascata PNRR – PE MNESYS – Spoke 1) PE00000006 – CUP D93C22000930002 & Project MONAD PRIN 2022 PNRR (D.D. 1409/22) P20229PKZC – CUP E53D23015190001

1

N

RNA Therapeutics for neurodevelopmental disorders. Please check on page 4.

EURAC Research

 

1

O

Advancing organ-on-chip Applications for Neurological Disorders - Additional published on June 11, 2024
Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology

1

P

Tissue-targeted delivery of base editors for gene dosage sensitive diseases - Additional published on June 11, 2024

Department of Cellular Computational and Integrative Biology - Project "Microbiome yielded Biotechnological Evolution-based Therapies" - MyBET – Bando FIS 2021 FIS00002542 - CUP E53C23001540001

1

Q

Identification and optimization of novel RNA guided nucleases for genome editing application - Additional published on June 13, 2024

For information about scholarships on specific reserved topics see the file "Reserved scholarships".

Applicants who have already closed and submitted the application before the publication of additional scholarships, will be allowed to express their preferences during the interview.

application/pdfLaboratories(PDF | 175 KB)
application/pdfReserved scholarships A(PDF | 270 KB)
application/pdfReserved scholarships B(PDF | 242 KB)
application/pdfReserved scholarships C(PDF | 326 KB)
application/pdfReserved topic scholarships.pdf(PDF | 324 KB)
application/pdfResearch topic description_PNRR(PDF | 237 KB)

Examination’s schedule and results

Assessment schedule: starting from July 10th 2024

Interview: July 22 - 23 - 24th 2024

List of exclusions of incomplete applications:  not available
Assessment of qualifications and candidates admitted to the interview:  not available

Final ranking: not available

Deadline for enrolment: 
Position with scholarship: not available
Position without scholarship: not available

Information about first year enrollment procedure available at the related web page.

Opportunities within the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP)
More information at https://www.unitn.it/en/phd-nrrp-calls.

Useful links

Last update: June 13th 2024