Reuniões Científicas

SymbNET PhD Summer School on Host-Microbe Symbioses

This Summer School is designed for PhD students (second or later years) interested in host-microbe symbioses to acquire an in-depth understanding of the field from diverse perspectives through interaction with experts in this research area. The Summer School is two weeks long, with 20 lecturers and 35 PhD students. The programme includes lectures, research seminars, and the development of a short-written research project by the student. 

Where: Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (FCG-IGC), Oeiras, Portugal

When: July 3 -16,  2022

Registration Fee and accommodation: 

Accepted applicants pay a fee of 300€ that includes lodging and meals. Housing will be at Hotel Riviera, in double rooms. 

  • Upon selection, fellowships will be available for students who need financial aid for travel and/or registration. We are committed to admitting talented students from diverse backgrounds and giving priority to applicants from Widening countries in Horizon 2020 or Horizon Europe, and from other countries with low performance in Research and Innovation.
  • Up to ten PhD students from SymbNET participating institutions (FCG-IGC, ITQB NOVA, EMBL, CAU, and UNIL) will have registration and travel fully sponsored. 


Deadline May 22nd (decision on participation by May 30th ). 

Applicants should submit a motivation letter (one page), CV (two pages max.), and a letter of reference from the PhD supervisor (one page). 

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