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iGE3 PhD salary awards – 5th edition

We are happy to announce the 5th round of the iGE3 PhD Salary Awards.


  • Similar to 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, these stipends will be given competitively to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members, for projects with a strong genetics or genomics component.
  • The graduate students have to be in the 2nd or 3rd year of their studies.
  • The salary awards will be provided for 2 years, non-renewable. The funding covers a 70% assistant position (A2) according to the current regulations of the University of Geneva.
  • One application per laboratory will be accepted.
  • Students from laboratories with awardees from last year are not eligible, i.e. lab of Professors Galliot, Jabaudon, Steiner and Trajkovski.
  • Application deadline is Sunday, September 3, 2017.
  • Up to 6 PhD awards should be given in this 5th round of the doctoral training support.

Selection, contracts

  • The final selection will be made by an external (non-UNIGE) advisory board.
  • A decision regarding the final selection will be announced by Monday, October 16, 2017.
  • The successful applicants will present their project at the 6th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
  • The contracts will start on Friday, December 1, 2017.
  • The stipends should be acknowledged in publications as iGE3 PhD Student Awards.


  • Online at the following address.


Latest modification: July 17, 2017 - 10 h 50

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