MSCA: Fighting the brain drain in Europe

Monday, 2 December, 2013
Katarzyna Kalita is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow with research focused on the identification of genes involved in epilepsy. The MSCA allows her to cover research costs, have an employment contract and work close to her family and friends. In addition to offering generous fellowships, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions give researchers the possibility to gain experience abroad and in the private sector, and to complete their training with competences or disciplines useful for their careers.
"The Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship gave me confort comparable to having a senior postdoctoral position in the US. In addition to covering research costs, it allowed me to go back to my country and to be closed to my family and friends." Katarzyna Kalita, experienced researcher MSCA fellow
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships are European research grants available to researchers regardless of their nationality and field of research. In addition to generous fellowships, researchers have the possibility to gain experience abroad and in the private sector, and to complete their training with competences or disciplines useful for their careers. In this website you will learn more about those grants that promote excellence and innovation in Europe. Katarzyna Kalita is a Neurobiologist at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in Warsaw. She is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow with an Individual Fellowship: her research is focused on the identification of genes involved in epilepsy. The fellowship allows her to cover research costs, have an employment contract and work close to her family and friends.
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