This Summer, Noel de Miranda (Dept. Pathology, Leiden University Medical Center) visited the bioinformatics group of Prof. Zlatko Trajanoski at Medical University of Innsbruck for 3 months. LUMC provided an Eurolife Scholarship of 7.500 euro to support this scientific collaboration. […]
Short-term Eurolife Research Exchanges is a Eurolife grant programme addressed at junior scientists, who hold a PhD degree. The Network offers 9 grants of 1500 EUR to support the travel and living expenses of scientists of Eurolife Institutions, who wish to undertake research at another Eurolife institution. The expenses need to be directly related to […]
Konda Babu Kurakula, PhD – junior scientist at LUMC- shares his experience of visiting a research laboratory at University of Barcelona. Project title: Isolation and culturing endothelial cells from pulmonary arterial hypertension patients Home institution: Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC). Department of Molecular Cell Biology Hosting institution: University of Barcelona. Department of Medicine – Hospital […]
The “Molecular Mechanisms in Cancer – Translating Discoveries into Personalised Therapies” Eurolife Summer School lasts one week and will be held in Leiden (The Netherlands) from 9th to 13th July 2018. Cancer is one of the most common causes of death around the world; one out of every eight of all deaths is due to cancer. Cancer arises when cells acquire gene mutations that induce uncontrolled cell growth often resulting in invasion into other tissues. Standard chemo- and radio therapy are aimed at killing the rapidly proliferating cancer cells. However, these therapies can be ineffective and have effects on normal cells that cause serious side effects […]
The goal of this call is to facilitate further research collaboration between Eurolife member organisations. The grants will support travel and living expenses for junior scientist to travel to another Eurolife laboratory and perform research for a period equal to or longer than 2 weeks. Proposals can be made for the funding period 1 May – 31 December 2017. The amount of the grant is 1,500€ (the number of grants is limited to 9). Researchers employed in any of the 9 institutions of Eurolife (at least when applying and during the exchange period) can apply. These researchers must hold a PhD degree (completed within the last 8 years).