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"la caixa"-Severo Ochoa International PhD Programme at the CNIO

Obra Social Fundación 'la Caixa'

In 2008 “la Caixa” Foundation launched a scholarship programme to offer interdisciplinary training and research opportunities to outstanding young graduate students of any nationality to pursue a PhD project at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO).

Students who gain a place in this last call of the programme obtain full financial support during the four years of the scholarship.

The following five students have obtained one of the 4 available fellowships in the 2014 call of the programme:

Final list of successful candidates
Name University of origin Group at the CNIO (Programme)
Leire Bejarano Bosque University of Salamanca, Spain Telomeres and Telomerase (MO)
Dafni Chondronasiou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Tumour Suppression (MO)
Lucía Teresa Díez Córdova Complutense University of Madrid, Spain Genes, Development and Disease (CCB)
Maria Riagu de Llobet Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain Structural Computational Biology (SBB)
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