The Medical University of Graz is inviting applications to join cutting-edge PhD program at one of Europe’s leading universities in the field of medical research. The PhD Programs “Molecular Medicine” (MolMed) and “Inflammatory Disorders in Pregnancy” (DP-iDP) offer a new call for five PhD positions.
About the project:
- The thesis projects focus on aspects of inflammation, cancer research, pregnancy related diseases, aging and cardiovascular diseases that integrate basic research and clinically oriented sciences utilizing a wide spectrum of state-of-the-art techniques.
- The PhD student will be embedded in an interdisciplinary community of supervisors, fellow students and will enjoy broad administrative support.
- PhD students receive a fully funded working contract (30 hours / week) for three years (1 initial year + 2 years extension) including health insurance and social benefits.
- Applicants must hold (or be close to obtaining) an undergraduate degree equivalent to a Master in any discipline of natural or life sciences or medicine which included a written master thesis.
- Students who have not yet finished their Masters’ degree can apply but have to be graduated until February 2022.
- The language of instruction is English and applicants are expected to be highly proficient in this language.
- A certificate of English proficiency is not mandatory for application but must be provided by the selected students before admission to the PhD program.
- Students of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
- Apply online
- Placental derived exosomes as sensors for lipid mediators in the fetus
Christian Wadsack, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Graz
- Mimicking caloric restriction against cardiometabolic decline in aging and related heart failure
Simon Sedej, Division of Cardiology and Center of Medical Research, Medical University of Graz
- The role of platelet-derived factors on epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition of trophoblasts
Martin Gauster, Gottfried Schatz Research Center, Division of Cell Biology, Histology and Embryology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
- Interplay of gluconeogenesis and glycolysis in lung cancer cells
Katharina Leithner, Division of Pulmonology; Medical University of Graz
- Genetic events in the progression from precancerous lesions to invasive carcinoma
Karl Kashofer, Diagnostic & Research Institute of Pathology; Medical University of Graz
|Organization||Medical University of Graz|
|Subject areas||Life Sciences, Medicine|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||4th October 2021|