mercredi 17 février 2016

“La Caixa”- Severo Ochoa PhD Programme 2016

Seeking for prospective students interested in applying for a fellowship of "la Caixa"- Severo Ochoa International PhD Programme 2016, to conduct the doctoral studies under the supervision of Elena Gómez-Díaz (Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC), and in collaboration with Jose-Luis Gómez Skarmeta (Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarollo, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, CSIC). The framework of the PhD thesis would be a Plan Nacional project of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. The aim of the PhD project would be to investigate the role of epigenetic mechanisms on the molecular cross-talk between malaria parasites (Plasmodium spp.) and their mosquito vectors (Anopheles spp.). The project integrates knowledge and skills in molecular biology, evolutionary biology and bioinformatics.

The deadline for applications ends 29th of February 2016 at 2pm (Spanish time). More details on the fellowship program can be found in the website of the program (, as well as information on the requisites of the candidates and the criteria of evaluation can be found here (compatibility of the academic degree may be limited for international students).

Interested applicants should contact before the 10th February 2016. Please send CV specifying education and experience, motivation letter and two reference contacts.