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.

9th iGE3 PhD salary awards - 2021

The 9th session of the PhD salary awards is progressing. The examination process by external experts is over and 6 graduate students have been awarded as planned, with our congratulations. The next step will be the presentation of their project during the 10th iGE3 Annual Meeting in November 2021. See details below.

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9th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards - The final selection

We are proud to announce and congratulate the winners of the iGE3 PhD salary awards 2021 !

At the end of this 9th round of selection, 6 PhD awards could be given to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members for the excellence of their application. It is interesting to note that all winners are female students, as in 2020.

The winners are:

The awardees will present their project during the 10th iGE3 Annual Meeting that will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 in Uni Mail, Geneva.

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9th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

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

We are happy to announce the 9th round of the iGE3 PhD Salary Awards. Similar to the past 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 (on December 1, 2021), 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 6 PhD awards should be given in this 9th round of the doctoral training support;
  • one application per laboratory will be accepted per call;
  • students from laboratories with awardees from 2020 are not eligible, i.e. lab of Profs F. Stutz, G. Andrey, L. Lopez-Molina and P. Viollier;
  • the announcement of the final selection will be made by Monday, October 4, 2021;
  • the successful applicants will present their project at the 10th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 11, 2021;
  • the contracts will start on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

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

PhD Awards website

Application deadline: Sunday, August 29, 2021 - Midnight

Further information: Nadia.Fraefel@unige.ch

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