The FMI International MD-PhD Program

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
October 09 2017
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Full Time
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The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) offers research-oriented medical students and physicians the opportunity to carry out pioneering biomedical research in a stimulating, highly international and collaborative atmosphere.

Affiliated with the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research and the University of Basel, the FMI brings together the excellence of FMI PhD training, the distinction of the Basel Medical School and a privileged relationship with the researchers of a major pharmaceutical company. It provides interdisciplinary training in basic research and access to cutting-edge technologies such as advanced microscopy, genomics, proteomics, protein structure and bioinformatics, among others.

In the FMI International MD-PhD program, medical doctors with an interest in fundamental scientific research work together with internationally recognized scientists in the fields of epigenetics, neurobiology, and quantitative biology, developing a research project with their group leader.

A wide range of theoretical and practical courses are offered at both the FMI and the University of Basel. Selected candidates receive fellowships with social benefits and funds to participate in scientific meeting. After completion of their research, submission of a written thesis and successful thesis defense, candidates are awarded a PhD degree from the University of Basel.

The application deadline for the 2017 call is the 27th of November.

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