Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (08/02/2014 02.46)

"New molecular networks for the control of energy homeostasis: implications for type 2 diabetes and obesity"

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"Study of the 'expression of genes involved in the growth and function of tissues involved in the regulation of glucose metabolism"

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Research Fields

Medical sciences - Medicine

Eligibility criteria

Applications are persons who, regardless of their nationality or age, are in possession of the following requirements on the date of expiry of the deadline for submission of applications:

a) Master's Degree in Biological Sciences or in Biotechnology, Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology and Veterinary Biotechnology (Class 9 belonging / s) or Biological Sciences (Class of membership 6 / S) or Degree in Medicine and Surgery (Class of membership 46 / S), or Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology (Class of membership 14 / S) in accordance with the legislation in force in DM 270/04. and professional curriculum suitable for the conduct of research. Would be an advantage to hold the doctorate or equivalent qualification obtained abroad or, for the sectors concerned, the title of medical specialization accompanied with an adequate scientific production;

b) All qualifications obtained abroad (bachelor's degree, doctorate, and any other securities) shall be, as a rule, previously recognized in Italy in accordance with the legislation in force (information on the website of the Ministry of University and Scientific Research: The equivalence of those diplomas obtained abroad that have not already been recognized in Italy with the expected formal procedure above, will be evaluated, the only purpose of the present selection, the Board established pursuant to art. 6, paragraph 1 of the Regulations;

c) documented experience in the topics: 1) Gene expression profiles in models of endocrine-metabolic diseases. 2) Mechanisms of regulation of gene expression and function in response to changes in metabolic homeostasis. 3) Mechanisms of regulation of the function of the growth factors. experience in the subject in art. 1 in the manner stated in art. 4;

d) knowledge of the English language;

e) knowledge of the Italian language (for foreign applicants

Selection process


Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget12500
Frequency of callssemestrale
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship
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 year10200
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
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Funding organisation / Contacts

Public research
Napoli - Italy