The Neurobiology Area of the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) has PhD fellowships available for training and research in molecular, cellular and systems neuroscience.
Tuition starts in November and is organized in courses and seminars held by the teaching staff and by external lecturers, together with a series of methods courses to introduce students to the techniques applied in current research.
Main research lines:
- Bionanotechnology and Neuroscience
- Spinal cord: circuits and regeneration
- Ion channels in health and disease
- Synaptic Plasticity
- Advanced imaging
- Sensory Systems
THE MOST RECENT PLACEMENTS AFTER PHD AT SISSA:
Harvard University (Cambridge, USA), University College London (London, UK), CNRS (France), Baylor College of Medicine (Huston, USA), Monell Chemical Senses Center (Philadelphia, USA), Karolinska Institutet (Solna, Sweden) , Universität Heidelberg (Heidelberg, Germany), Columbia University (New York, USA), University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada), Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (Berlin, Germany).
Additional information about the courses and the research activity can be found at http://phdneurobiology.sissa.it
Short fellowships may be awarded to students who will sit the entrance exam. Such fellowships will cover travel and accommodation expenses and will entitle students to stay in the school before the selection. Click here for further information.