Applications for 2016-17 closed.
Deadline for application: 10/04/2016
You should have a french or foreign university Master degree or equivalent allowing you to enter a PhD program by the admission period (July 2016). If you are preparing your diploma now and do not have it yet, please just join your student record with grade and marks for the previous year and 1st semester. We encourage graduate students from different backgrounds to apply, biologists but also engineers, physicists and mathematicians.
Interviews of selected applicants will take place between May 30th – June 3rd 2016. During 2-3 days you will have the opportunity to meet some of the group leaders involved in the INFORM project and students from the different institutes.
The selected PhD students will start in October-November 2016.
As a student entering the PhD program, you will join one of the 4 following teams: Alphée Michelot, Julien Royet, Pierre-François Lenne or Vincent Bertrand. First you will be supervised and mentored by 2 researchers from different collaborating teams who are experienced in training students. Second, all selected students will be enrolled in a 3-weeks course on quantitative biology to maximize integration and develop a student network spirit. As a student in our program you will also receive an interdisciplinary training in cell biology, physics and mathematical modeling of signaling.
As you join the program you will also receive a competitive stipend covering living expenses and medical insurance. In addition the program provides the necessary financial support to attend workshops and advanced training courses. Travel and accommodation grants for rotation in international laboratories are also possible.