A specific iGE3 PhD program started in September 2013 with the launch of the PhD student salary awards, consisting of a salary stipend given competitively to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members, for projects with a strong genetics or genomics component.

6th iGE3 PhD salary awards

The 6th session of the PhD salary awards is over. The winners had the opportunity to present their PhD project at the 7th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the CMU. Their contract has started on December 1, 2018 and will provide the salary for 2 years.

The winners
Winners of the 6th PhD Salary Awards

6th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards - The final selection

We are proud to announce and congratulate the winners of the iGE3 PhD salary awards 2018 !

At the end of this 6th round of selection, 4 PhD awards could be given to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members for the quality of their application.

The winners are:

The awardees have presented their project during the 7th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the CMU in Geneva.

Call for the 6th PhD salary awards
PhD Salary Awards banner

6th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

For graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members.

We are happy to announce the 6th round of the iGE3 PhD Salary Awards. Similar to the past five years, these stipends will be given competitively to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 members, for projects with a strong genetics or genomics component.

The graduate students have to be in the 2nd or 3rd year of their studies, and the salary awards will be provided for 2 years, non-renewable. The final selection will be made by an external (non-UNIGE) advisory board. The stipends should be acknowledged in publications as iGE3 PhD Student Awards.

Please note:

  • up to 4 PhD awards should be given in this 6th round of the doctoral training support;
  • one application per laboratory will be accepted per call;
  • students from laboratories with awardees from 2017 are not eligible, i.e. lab of Dr Currat, Profs Gotta, Herrera, Martinou, Ulm and Zdobnov;
  • the announcement of the final selection will be made by Monday, October 15, 2018;
  • the successful applicants will present their project at the 7th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018;
  • the contracts will start on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

The application must be completed online. Please follow this address.

PhD Awards website

Application deadline: Sunday, September 2, 2018

Further information: Nadia.Fraefel@unige.ch

The iGE3 Executive Board (D. Shore, E.T. Dermitzakis, D. Duboule, D. Picard, W. Reith)

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