Open call for research fellowships in Systems Biology

Skoltech Research, Education, and Innovation Center for Data Intensive Biomedicine and Biotechnology is proud to announce an open call for research fellowships in Systems Biology – the first such program in Russia. The program is made possible through a generous support from Philip Morris Sales and Marketing. This competitive program is open to advanced graduate students and recent postdocs from Russian higher education establishments and research institutions.

The program is coordinated by Drs. Mikhail Gelfand (Moscow State University and Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences Information Transmission Problems) and Philip Khaitovich (Skoltech). A transparent procedure involving international scientific expertise will be implemented to select best proposals for three-year support of basic research in the broad field of systems biology and data-intensive biology that is in the main focus of biomedical research at Skoltech. Up to five winners will be announced in April of 2016 by the Board, which consists of Prof. Manuel C Peitsch, the Chief Scientific Officer of Philip Morris International, and Konstantin Severinov, Director of Skoltech Center for Data Intensive Biomedicine and Biotechnology. In addition to support for their projects award recipients will be provided with mentorship opportunities through networking with best Russian and international scientists in the field.

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The total sum of 3-year support amounts to 1 890 000 rubles. The funds for Project implementation will be remitted by wire transfer to the Fellow’s account. 2  interim reports and 1 final report will be required.

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