2013 PhD Position in Glycobiology at Lund University in Sweden

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Lund University offers grants for Doctoral programme in the field of Glycobiology at the Department of Experimental Medical Science. The applicants applying for the position must have specific education in organic synthesis. The successful candidate should preferably have some experience in cell culturing, biochemical studies, fluorescence microscopy and animal experiments. Good knowledge in English is necessary. Eligible students may submit their applications till 31st January 2013.. The project is highly interdisciplinary aiming at understanding of the role of proteoglycans in tumor cell growth. The project involves organic synthesis of carbohydrate based compounds that will be further tested in different biochemical and biological systems. Methods such as radioisotope labeling, chromatography methods, Western blot, autoradiography, NMR, mass spectrometry based LC/MS, glycomicroarrays, immunohistochemistry, fluorescence microscopy, immunomagnetic technique, in vitro proliferation assays, and in vivo tumor models will be included.. The grant is available for pursuing PhD degree.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  The scholarship is provided to study Glycobiology.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Students with basic eligibility for third
· cycle studies are those who:
· have completed a second
· cycle degree
· have completed courses of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are from second
· cycle courses,
· have acquired largely equivalent knowledge in some other way, in Sweden or abroad. Special eligibility requirements comprise knowledge from first
· cycle studies or the equivalent, but can also refer to special professional experience. Additionally, sufficient knowledge of the subject area is required for third
· cycle studies. Students meeting special eligibility requirements are those who have
· at least 60 higher education credits within the same subject area as the third
· cycle studies, of which in
· depth work of at least 30 higher education credits of relevance to the subject area
· a Swedish medical degree or Swedish certification as a doctor. The student must have specific education in organic synthesis. The successful candidate should preferably have some experience in cell culturing, biochemical studies, fluorescence microscopy and animal experiments. Good knowledge in English is necessary.
Benefits of the scholarship: Not known
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not known
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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