COPENHAGEN BIOSCIENCE PHD PROGRAMME – University of Copenhagen

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05 November 2015

COPENHAGEN BIOSCIENCE PHD PROGRAMME

4 PhD students to danstem in 2017

The Copenhagen Bioscience PhD programme is a new initiative that offers talented students an opportunity to launch their careers in the vibrant environment of the Novo Nordisk Foundation research centre cluster.

GENERAL PROGRAMME OUTLINE

The four-year programme is divided into a predoctoral year followed by three years of PhD training at one of the Novo Nordisk Foundation research centres.

The first year of the programme includes short rotations, a common course, common seminars and selection of PhD project. All awardees will have to pass an examination at the end of the first year in order to qualify for the following three years of PhD education.

Candidates with a non-Danish degree will be preferred.

Salary and tuition fee will be covered by the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

List of PhD projects offered by DanStem 

  • Josh Brickman  – Regulating the transition from totipotency to pluripotency
  • Anne Grapin-Botton – Single cell choices and community behavior during organogenesis
  • Elisabetta Ferretti – Role of Pbx proteins in lineage choice and mesodermal competence
  • Kristian Helin – Targeting epigenetic enzymes in cancer
  • Elke Ober – Progenitor cell behaviours in zebrafish liver organogenesis and regeneration
  • Ole William Petersen – The cellular origin of human breast cancer
  • Bo Porse – Epigenetic control in normal and malignant hematopoiesis
  • Henrik Semb – How polarity shapes the destiny of stem cells
  • Palle Serup – Integration of Notch Signalling and Lineage Specific Transcription Factors in Organ Patterning

Application 
Online application opens up in autumn 2016. 

Interview visit in Copenhagen
Spring 2017

For more information please contact Amelia Green, amelia.green@cpr.ku.dk