COFUND DOCTORAL PROGRAM: 12 PHD POSITIONS OPEN IN OCTOBER 2016. Institut Curie is recruiting 12 PhD students through its international program called IC-3i PhD program.

This program provides PhD students with a 3-year fellowship, a high level interdisciplinary, inter-sectorial, and international training with dedicated career development plans, secondments and mentoring.The IC-3i international Phd Program is a PhD fellowship program partly funded by the European Commission under the Cofund scheme of Horizon 2020’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions.The aim is to recruit motivated students for 12 PhD projects who will be starting their PhD in October 2016 at Institut Curie bringing together a world-class multidisciplinary cancer research center and a model hospital.

Quick Overview: 
Organization  Institut Curie
Fellowship Level  PhD
Country  France
Subject areas Biology & Chemistry of Radiations, Cell Signaling & Cancer; Development, Cancer, Genetics & Epigenetics; Integrative Tumour Biology, Immunology & Environment and Multiscale Physics-Biology-Chemistry & Cancer
Enumerations  Not mentioned
Eligibility Masters
Deadline February 4th 2016, 17:00 CET

PhD research projects in life sciences cover Institut Curie’s main research domains:

Institut Curie brings together a world-class multidisciplinary cancer research center and a model hospital group in Paris and surroundings. By embracing cross-disciplinary approaches, it drives the discovery of more effective treatments and leads to improved patient care.

Call Reference Title of PhD thesis project Thesis director(s) Keyword(s)
2016 2015-01-Teulade-Fichou Deciphering the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the radiosensitizing activity of metal complexes: Towards the development of drug candidates for improving chemoradiotherapy for cancer treatment Marie-Paule Teulade-Fichou, Sophie Bompard DNA damaging agents, Improved Radiotherapy, Metal complexes, Radiosensitization, Telomeres targeting
2016 2015-02-Bardin Exploring mechanisms and frequency of spontaneous mutations in adult stem cells Allison Bardin, Rudolph Lehnard Genome regulation, Somatic mutations, Stem cells
2016 2015-03-Del-Bene Functional analysis of TBK1 mediated signaling in axonal autophagocytosis in zebrafish models of ALS Filippo Del Bene, Céline Revenu Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Autophagy, Motoneurons, Neurodegeneration, Zebrafish
2016 2015-04-Drinnenberg Characterization of the first CenH3-independent kinetochore assembly pathway Inès Drinnenberg Bioinformatics, Evolution, Holocentromere, Kinetochore, Proteomics
2016 2015-05-Lennon The role of nuclear envelope integrity in aging Ana-Maria Lennon, Nicolas Manel, Matthieu Piel Cell aging, Cell migration, DNA damage, Microfluidics, Nuclear envelop
2016 2015-06-Stoven Integrating structural constraints in multi-locus genome-wide association studies for improved biomarker discovery in breast cancer Véronique Stoven, Chloé-Agathe Azencott Biological networks, Biomarker discovery, Cancer, GWAS, Machine learning
2016 2015-07-Baffet Nuclear positioning and the control of mitotic entry in neural stem cells and tumor cells Alexandre Baffet Cancer, Cell cycle, Molecular motors, Neural stem cells, Nuclear migration
2016 2015-08-Bassereau Mechanosensing and dynamics of cell filopodia Patricia Bassereau, Guy Tran van Nhieu Actin dynamics, Cell mechanics, Filopodia, Mechanosensing, Optical tweezers
2016 2015-09-Fachinetti The architecture of human centromeres and its influence on the maintenance of genome stability Daniele Fachinetti Cancer, Centromere, Chromosome, DNA topology, Genome stability
2016 2015-10-Perie Studying clonality in hematopoiesis with a non invasive lineage tracing method Leïla Perié Cell fate, Immuno-hematology, Lineage tracing, Quantitative biology, Single cell analysis
2016 2015-11-Radvanyi Sensitivity to radiotherapy in bladder cancers. Influence of bladder cancer subgroups and of TYRO3 inhibition Francois Radvanyi, Pierre Verrelle Radiosensitivity tyrosine kinase receptor, Retrospective clinical study, Tumor subtyping, TYRO3 Bladder cancer
2016 2015-12-Silberzan Cellular and supracellular architectures: the many ways to explore the third dimension Pascal Silberzan 2D-3D transition, Cell handedness, Cell orientation, Collective cell behaviors, Microfabrication

Eligibility criteria

– must not have lived or worked in France for more than 12 months during the past 3 years prior to February 4th 2016,
– must have a Master’s degree (or be about to obtain one) or have a university degree equivalent to a European Master’s (5-year duration),
– must have obtained this degree no more than 2 years ago.

Applicants will have to complete an online application form in English in time via the web-based application portal.

Deadline for applications: February 4th, 2016
Start date of PhD contract: October 3rd, 2016

More information and application on the Training Unit website

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Source: PhD Program at Institut Curie IC-3i, France (2016)