March 14, 2011

Wellcome Trust Funded 4 Year PhD Programme in Computational Infection Biology, UK

4 Year PhD Programme in Computational Infection Biology Funded by Wellcome Trust at University College Dublin, UK

Study Subject: Computational Infection Biology
Employer: Wellcome Trust
Level: PhD

Scholarship Description:
The Wellcome Trust has awarded funding for the first 4 year Ph.D. Programme outside the U.K. to UCD. The programme is in “Computational Infection Biology”, Geraldine Butler will be directing the programme with Denis Shields (SMMS) as deputy director.

The programme will support 20 PhD students, with an intake of 5 students a year for 4 years. The programme brings together 8 investigators from SBBS with others from SMMS, SAFVM, SMS and SCSI. The programme is now open, with the first student intake in September. The application process was very competitive – only 4 awards were made, with > 60 applications from institutes all around the UK and Ireland.

University College Dublin is delighted to announce a new 4 year PhD Programme in Computational Infection Biology, funded by the Wellcome Trust, which will begin in September 2011.  The goal of the programme is to deliver graduates with expertise in biology and computational modelling, ready to lead interdisciplinary research programmes within biomedical research, bio-pharma and agri-food industries.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 18 March 2011

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