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.

10th iGE3 PhD salary awards - 2022

The 10th session of the PhD salary awards is progressing. The 3 winners of this year’s selection have just presented their PhD project at the 11th iGE3 Annual Meeting on November 7, 2022. After that their contract will start on December 1, 2022 and will provide the salary for 2 years.

Announcement for the winners of the 10th PhD salary awards
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10th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards - The final selection

It is our pleasure to congratulate the winners of the iGE3 PhD salary awards 2022 !

At the end of this 10th round of selection, 3 PhD awards could be given to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members for the excellence of their application.

The winners are:

The awardees will present their project during the 11th iGE3 Annual Meeting that will be held on Monday, November 7, 2022 at the Louis-Jeantet Foundation in Geneva.

Call for the 10th PhD salary awards
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10th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

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

We are happy to announce the 10th 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, 2022), 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 10th round of the doctoral training support;
  • one application per laboratory will be accepted per call;
  • students from laboratories with awardees from 2021 are not eligible, i.e. lab of Profs M. Barberon, P. Castets, C. Jandus, E. Nagoshi, S. Nef and R. Pillai;
  • the announcement of the final selection will be made by Monday, October 10, 2022;
  • the successful applicants will present their project at the 11th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Monday, November 7, 2022;
  • the contracts will start on Thursday, December 1, 2022.

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

PhD Awards website

Application deadline: Sunday, August 28, 2022 - Midnight

Further information: Nadia.Fraefel@unige.ch

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