PhD positions :

• PhD positions are available at the MELiSSA foundation :

• Two PhD positions are available at the University of Lorraine in Nancy (France) :

Deciphering and exploiting bacteria-fungi dialogues to identify new bioactive metabolites.

Deadline for application : May 30th, 2017. Start of PhD : september 2017.

– Creation of analogues of polyketides of interest by genetic engineering and allied approaches.

Deadline for application : May 30th, 2017. Start of PhD : september 2017.

• One PhD position is available at the Division of Soil and Water Management, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Subject :  “Biodegradation of organic pollutants in groundwater impacted by landfill leachates” .

Deadline for application : May 31st, 2017. Start of PhD : august-september 2017.

Postdoctoral Research :

The Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) will grant in 2017 a fellowship for postdoctoral research abroad in the field of Life Sciences, with a priority for molecular biology research. This fellowship is to be used for a 1-year research stay abroad during the academic year 2017-2018.

The Fellowships consist of a fixed allowance of 1,650 euros per month and a travel grant (one return ticket to destination), with a combined total of maximum 20,000 euros. The allowance may be used for accommodation, daily living expenses, expenses related to the research or training undertaken in the course of the Fellowship, and local transportation. In addition Integrated DNA Technologies offers a product grant of 15,000 euros, which will be issued to the host institution at the start of the fellowship period.

Deadline for applications is May 31, 2017.

More information: see http://www.fwo.be/en/fellowships-funding/scientific-prizes/integrated-dna-technologies-postdoctoral-fellowship/.