ICGEB South African Women in Biotechnology Programme SAWBP – PhD Fellowship call – Now Open

The ICGEB-SAWBP PhD Fellowship Scheme, in partnership with the  South African Department of Science and Innovation  and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research will support South African women intending to study towards a PhD degree in Biotechnology at the ICGEB Cape Town Component.

The ICGEB SAWBP programme promotes the interaction and mobility of South African women Biotechnology researchers and the ICGEB community, including mobility support to visit other ICGEB Components in Trieste, Italy and New Delhi, India.

Proposed research projects must be innovative and fall within one of the ICGEB Cape Town Component macro areas of research, namely:

Infectious Diseases, Non-Communicable Diseases, Bioinformatics, Plant Systems Biology and Virology.

The Call, launched today, is open for applications until 4 August 2022, and offers:

  • Three-year PhD Fellowship at ICGEB Cape Town
  • Applying the latest techniques and methodologies to the applicant’s chosen research topic
  • Opportunities for mentoring, peer-to-peer learning and complementary skills
  • Immersion in a top class international scientific research environment

For further information, eligibility, guidelines and contact details: https://www.icgeb.org/fellowships/icgeb-south-african-women-in-biotechnology-programme-sawbp-phd-fellowship-call/