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2017 Call

The Banco Santander Foundation – CNIO Fellowships for Young Researchers Trained in the UK/USA Programme is aimed to support highly talented and motivated young scientists who have been trained in the UK or in the USA and wish to start or continue their postdoctoral training at one of the world’s leading comprehensive cancer centres. Successful candidates have the opportunity of developing ambitious research projects in the centre.

The following PhD has been awarded with the grant and he will be joining CNIO during 2018.

Successful candidate

  • Name: Luis Javier Leandro
    British/American home institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    CNIO Group (Programme): Hereditary Endocrine Cancer Group (HCG)

2017 Call (PDF 375 KB)

Annual Report

For further information on the programme, please contact our Education and Training Programmes Office at bsfpostdoc@cnio.es

In addition to this special programme you may also apply for other postdoctoral positions at the CNIO. These positions will be posted in the “Careers FALT” section of our web page along with instructions on how to apply.


Past calls: 2016

The Banco Santander Foundation – CNIO Fellowships for Young Researchers Trained in the UK/USA Programme is aimed to support highly talented and motivated young scientists who have been trained in the UK or in the USA and wish to start or continue their postdoctoral training at one of the world’s leading comprehensive cancer centres. Successful candidates have the opportunity of spending two years at the centre developing an ambitious research project.

The following PhD has obtained one of the available fellowships and will be joining CNIO during early 2017.

Successful candidate

  • Name: Sebastian A. Thompson
    British/American home institution: The City University of New York (CUNY), New York, USA
    CNIO Group (Programme): Growth Factors, Nutrients and Cancer (CCB)

For further information on the programme, please contact our Education and Training Programmes Office at bsfpostdoc@cnio.es


Past calls: 2015

Banco Santander Foundation – CNIO Fellowships for Young Researchers Trained in the UK/USA Programme

The Banco Santander Foundation – CNIO Fellowships for Young Researchers Trained in the UK/USA Programme is aimed to support highly talented and motivated young scientists who have been trained in the UK or in the USA and wish to start or continue their postdoctoral training at one of the world’s leading comprehensive cancer centres. Successful candidates have the opportunity of spending two years at the centre developing an ambitious research project.

The following PhD has obtained one of the available fellowships and will be joining CNIO during early 2016.

Successful candidate

  • Name: Ana Ortega
    British/American home institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York, USA
    CNIO Group (Programme): Metabolism and Cell Signaling (MO)

For further information on the programme, please contact our Education and Training Programmes Office at bsfpostdoc@cnio.es


Past calls: 2014

The recently launched Banco Santander Foundation – CNIO Fellowships for Young Researchers Trained in the UK/USA Programme is aimed to support highly talented and motivated young scientists who have been trained in the UK or in the USA and wish to start or continue their postdoctoral training at one of the world’s leading comprehensive cancer centres. Successful candidates have the opportunity of spending two years at the centre developing an ambitious research project.

The following PhD has obtained one of the available fellowships and will be joining CNIO during 2014.

Successful candidate

  • Name: Kurt Whittemore
    British/American home institution: Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, USA
    CNIO Group (Programme): Telomeres and Telomerase (MO)

For further information on the programme, please contact our Education and Training Programmes Office at bsfpostdoc@cnio.es


Past calls: 2012

The recently launched Banco Santander Foundation – CNIO Fellowships for Young Researchers Trained in the UK Programme is aimed to support highly talented and motivated young scientists who have been trained in the UK and wish to start or continue their postdoctoral training at one of the world’s leading comprehensive cancer centres. Successful candidates have the opportunity of spending two years at the centre developing an ambitious research project.

The following PhD has obtained one of the available fellowships and will be joining CNIO during 2013.

Successful candidate

  • Name: Eleonora Lapi
    British/American home institution: Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute, United Kingdom
    CNIO Group (Programme): Epithelial Carcinogenesis (MP)

For further information on the programme, please contact our Education and Training Programmes Office at ukpostdoc@cnio.es


Past calls: 2011

The recently launched Banco Santander Foundation – CNIO Fellowships for Young Researchers Trained in the UK Programme is aimed to support highly talented and motivated young scientists who have been trained in the UK and wish to start or continue their postdoctoral training at one of the world’s leading comprehensive cancer centres. Successful candidates have the opportunity of spending two years at the centre developing an ambitious research project.

The following PhD has obtained one of the available fellowships and will be joining CNIO during 2012.

Successful candidate

  • Name: Christian Bär
    British/American home institution: University of Leicester, United Kingdom
    CNIO Group (Programme): Telomeres and Telomerase (MO)

For further information on the programme, please contact our Education and Training Programmes Office at ukpostdoc@cnio.es


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