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August 2, 2006

Leibniz Graduate School on Ageing and Age-Related Diseases (LGSA) offers PhD fellowships at FLI , 2nd round

The Leibniz Graduate School on Aging and Age-related Dieseases (LGSA) is a joint activity of the Leibniz Institute for Age Research (FLI) and the Friedrich Schiller University (FSU) in Jena. The program starts in fall 2006 and currently the candidates from the first round of applications are selected. The LGSA provides ambitious training and research opportunities for graduates who wish to obtain a PhD in the fields of Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Neurobiology or Structural Biology. Training and research within the PhD program is interdisciplinary with the endeavor to understand the multifaceted mechanisms that cause the development of age-related diseases and those that cause senescence and aging. Lectures by resident and guest scientists, practical courses and lessons in presentation skills will accompany the program. Eligible are students that have obtained, or that will obtain within half a year, an academic degree comparable to the masters degree or diploma in life sciences.

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