Professors Kenneth and Noreen Murray, at the Darwin Trust in Edinburgh, UK established a César Milstein studentship. It is a graduate studentship for the duration of three years to carry out research in the field of molecular immunology or cancer biology at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology. One studentship is awarded per year to the student of Argentina who have a first degree (Hons) in science.
Study Subject(s): The studentship allow the recipient to carry out research in the field of molecular immunology or cancer biology.
Course Level: The fellowship is in the form of a graduate studentship for three years to carry out research work.
Scholarship Provider: Darwin Trust in Edinburgh and MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: -Candidates should be of Argentinian nationality
-Applicants must hold a first degree (Hons) in science.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Argentina can apply for this studentship.
Scholarship Description: In memory of César Milstein and his contributions to science, Professors Kenneth and Noreen Murray, atMRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology the Darwin Trust in Edinburgh, established a César Milstein studentship. There is only one award per year and this studentship only applies in the LMB’s Division of Protein and Nucleic Acid Chemistry (PNAC), where César carried out most of his research work. César conducted many seminal studies in molecular immunology – the pinnacle being his invention of the method for monoclonal antibody isolation. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1984 for this work. A small selection committee, comprised of LMB members plus César’s widow, Celia Milstein, will meet short-listed candidates for interview in Cambridge in the first half of 2013 (expenses will be paid to the short-listed candidates to travel to the UK for interview).
Number of awards offered: There is only one award offered per year in the LMB’s Division of Protein and Nucleic Acid Chemistry (PNAC).
Duration of award(s): The fellowship is in the form of a graduate studentship for three years.
What does it cover? The LMB will pay an annual tax-free stipend of £15,275 (and covers the University and College fees in full). Expenses will be paid to the short-listed candidates to travel to the UK for interview.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: To apply applicants must contact Michael Neuberger (Head of PNAC Division) at email@example.com
directly with a letter of interest and CV.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications for César Milstein Studentship for Argentinian applicants should be submitted till March 29, 2013.
Source: LMB Research Scholarship for Argentinian Students in UK