Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (10/03/2013 01.35)

Tryptophan-degrading enzymes in neoplasia: Who does what

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"The main objective of the project is to increase our knowledge in factors that affect molecular recognition in protein targets of kynurenine signaling pathway by identifying ligands to be used as chemical tools. The project will utilize a variety of computational techniques including molecular docking, molecular dynamic simulations, pharmacophore generation and virtual screening to achieve the identification of active ligands at protein targets of kynurenine. The successful candidate will employ a variety of computational chemistry and molecular modeling towards the objectives of the project.

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Research Fields

Medical sciences - Medicine

Eligibility criteria

The board will evaluate the scientific -professional curriculum, and any other evidence provided which is relevant for the proposed research(eg.Ph.D, Graduate Diploma, post-graduate courses in Italy or abroad, professional qualification obtained through state examinations, documented research at public or private institutions, grants or assignments both in Italy and abroad)

Selection process

The selection evaluates the scientific-professional curriculum and the scientific productivity of the candidate as evident in the documents accompanying the application;it is based on the criteria established by the board, and on the outcomes of an interview in order to assess the suitability of the candidate for the proposed research programm.

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget22946.06
Frequency of calls12
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year22946.06
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship12
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Scienze Biochimiche

Public research
Perugia - Italy