The call for applications to the 2019 edition of the PhD Program Plants for Life is open until January 24, 2019. Six FCT-funded fellowships, three national and three mixed, are available to highly motivated candidates.
The international PhD Program Plants for Life aims to train a prominent body of future world-class researchers in plant sciences able to address key biological questions related to plant growth and development, to plant responses to environmental stress and to the improvement of crop varieties and plant products.
The innovative training provided by Plants for Life PhD Program is unique in the country, representing an opportune and highly valuable input to increase the competitiveness and innovation ability in an area of crucial importance for the sustainable development and future of human society
Interested candidates should visit the PhD Program website www.itqb.unl.pt/education/phd-plantsforlife
Almost 40 research laboratories from Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica (ITQB NOVA), Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (iBET), Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL), Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV), VIB-Plant Systems Biology-Gent University (VIB-PSB), Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology (MPI-PP), The Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (SLCU) and The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) are associated with the Plants for Life PhD Program.