2022 PhD Educational Award at Heidelberg University In Germany

 Are you a PhD candidate? Would you like to start research at Heidelberg University in Germany? Then this offer is for you.



The Doctoral Academic Award in Heidelberg University is now available to all interested applicants. In this research project, the PhD candidate will investigate NK cell receptor pathways in response to melanoma cells. Within RTG2099 structured graduate education and lab visits with our project partners at Kings College in London will be offered.

The PhD candidate will apply an immune-oncology CRISPR/Cas9-based screening approach using primary NK cells and melanoma cells and other tumor cells and will validate already existing candidates for their anti-tumor activity using in vitro and in vivo methods.

About Heidelberg University:

Heidelberg University places a priority on students and early-stage researchers. By drawing on novel programs and subjects, it enables them to become familiar with research early.

Heidelberg University, founded in 1386, is one of Europe's largest research institutions. It is Germany’s oldest university and offers more than 100 undergraduate, master's, and doctorate degree programs.

Selection Criteria PhD Educational Award:

  • The candidate is expected to demonstrate in-depth knowledge in cellular and molecular biology and/or immunology. Hands-on experience in molecular genetics and interest in bioinformatics data analysis is a plus.
  • The candidate should be driven by self-motivation, should share a vivid passion for scientific problems, and should acknowledge interdisciplinary collaborative research in order to successfully master this doctoral study program.

Available Program:

The scholarship will be awarded to someone who has defined innate immune checkpoints that control Natural Killer cell recognition of melanoma cells.

Application Perks:

Each successful scholar will obtain a stipend from Germany to complete their doctorate at Heidelberg University.

Available Program:

The scholarship will be awarded in Defining innate immune checkpoints controlling Natural Killer cell recognition of melanoma cells.

Required Documents:

Attach your official transcripts of academic records from every postsecondary institution attended for at least one year as a full-time student, statement of purpose, Contact details of two referees, two reference letters from these referees, and CV.

Application Process:

To being enlisted in the programme, applicants must have to take admission at the university.

Entry Application

  • The successful candidate must hold a university degree (master or equivalent above average) that permits access to undertake doctoral studies.
  • Very good English skills (spoken and written) are mandatory.

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