Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (28/08/2014 09.16)

RESEARCH DOCTORATE COURSES - 30th CYCLE PhD in : Medical and Surgical Biotechnologies

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The fundamental aim of the doctoral course is to create professional figures with the specific skills required for a leading role in the Medical and Surgical Biotechnologies field. In particular, the course will concentrate on the following scientific themes:

1) the study and the development of biotechnological tools for the prevention and the control of infective diseases, in particular, the perinatal, pediatric, gastro-enteric and surgical infections. Focus will be upon the development of new vaccines;

2) the study of the molecular mechanisms that are at the basis of the differentiation and the proliferation of cells in order to develop alternative strategies for the monitoring of tumors and the production of biological tissues and organs.

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Research Fields

Medical sciences - Medicine

Eligibility criteria


(up to a maximum of 30 points / 100)

Documents to be attached to the application in PDF format:

• Master, specialist or old system degree thesis;

• university career (examinations, graduation mark);

• publications;

• any professional experience and other qualifications held by the applicant;

• research project drawn up by the applicant;

• curriculum vitae

EXAMINATIONS up to 70 points (minimum pass grades is 42 points)

Oral examination

Interview is designed to test the candidates' knowledge on topics relating to the educational and methodological trends of the Doctoral course and includes the formal presentation of the proposed research project.

During the oral examination the knowledge of the English language will be tested.

Minimum overall rating to be considered eligible: 60 points.

Selection process

The final list in order of merit will be published on the University’s website at the address: and it has at all effects a legal notifying value. Subsequently it will be approved by Decree of the Rector.

The final list in order of merit for each Course is one and only the candidates are admitted, on approval, to Courses according to their position in the final ranking list until all positions for the Doctoral Course are covered.

Programme Description
Number of awards per year8
International mobility required ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsAll
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
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Messina

Public research
Messina - Italy