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The objective of this program is to offer university students in the final years of their studies, the opportunity to gain experience in a competitive laboratory and helping them to define their professional careers. To this aim, two types of activities are organized annually:

Summer training Programme

For general information about student internships or short stays during the year, please contact Almudena del Codo (summertraining@cnio.es), from Education and Training Programmes Area.

2020 Call Abrir Cerrar

Summer Training Programme for undergraduate students enrolled in Biomedicine-related or Life Sciences degrees.

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO; Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas) awards 2 summer training positions to undergraduate university students in their final years of biomedicine-related studies in any country.

Practical training will take place from June 22nd to August 14th, 2020.

In light of the current COVID 19 situation, CNIO’s International Summer Internship Programme has undergone important changes. As a result, some of the proposed positions and stays of students have been cancelled and only students with residence in Spain will be able to make it.

The Training Department appreciates the understanding and support received in the face of these difficulties from participants who, in one way or another, have shown interest in this programme.

List of selected candidates

  • Candidate: María José Romero Lado
    Group/Section/Unit: Telomeres and Telomerase Group
    University: Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • Candidate: Cristina San Vicente Untiveros
    Group/Section/Unit: Brain Metastasis Group
    University: Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Past calls: 2019 Abrir Cerrar

Summer Training Programme for undergraduate students enrolled in Biomedicine-related or Life Sciences degrees

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO; Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas) awards 6 summer training positions to undergraduate university students in their final years of biomedicine-related studies in any country.

Practical training will take place from June 24th to August 16th, 2019.

List of selected candidates

  • Candidate: María Carmen Barace Indurain
    Group/Section/Unit: Confocal Microscopy Core Unit
    University: Navarra University, Pamplona, Spain
  • Candidate: Viktoriia Belousova
    Group/Section/Unit: Chromosome Dynamics Group Group
    University: Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Candidate: Rosa María Gaudioso García
    Group/Section/Unit: Human Genotyping-CEGEN Unit
    University: Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Marina Gladkova
    Group/Section/Unit: Metabolism and Cell Signaling Group
    University: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
  • Candidate: Carolina Hernández Oliver
    Group/Section/Unit: Kinases, Protein Phosphorylation and Cancer Group
    University: Catholic University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  • Candidate: Lucía Zanotti
    Group/Section/Unit: Breast Cancer Clinical Research Unit
    University: National University of Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina

Past calls: 2018 Abrir Cerrar

Summer Training Programme for undergraduate students enrolled in Biomedicine-related or Life Sciences degrees

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO; Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas) awards 5 summer training positions to undergraduate university students in their final years of biomedicine-related studies in any country.

Practical training will take place from June 25th to August 17th, 2018.

List of selected candidates

  • Candidate: Vaquero Siguero, Nuria
    Group/Section/Unit: Seve-Ballesteros Foundation Brain Tumours
    University: Valencia University, Valencia, Spain
  • Candidate: Galán Ganga, Marcos
    Group/Section/Unit: Seve-Ballesteros Foundation Brain Tumour
    University: Autónoma University, Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Tortorella, Elisabetta
    Group/Section/Unit: Flow Cytometry Core
    University: Sapienza University, Roma, Italy
  • Candidate: Urien González, Bruno
    Group/Section/Unit: Experimental Oncology
    University: Autónoma University, Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Antolín Andérez, Nuria
    Group/Section/Unit: Metabolism and Cell Signaling
    University: Alcalá University, Madrid, Spain

Past calls: 2017 Abrir Cerrar

Summer Training Programme for undergraduate students enrolled in Biomedicine-related or Life Sciences degrees

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO; Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas) awards 6 summer training positions to undergraduate university students in their final years of biomedicine-related studies in any country.

Practical training will take place from June 26th to August 18th, 2017.

List of selected candidates

  • Candidate: Saavedra Sánchez, Luz Alejandra
    Group/Section/Unit: Brain Metastasis
    University: Peruana Cayetano Heredia U, Lima, Perú
  • Candidate: Park, Soyun
    Group/Section/Unit: Genes, Development and Disease
    University: California U, Berkeley, EE.UUs
  • Candidate: Cuenca Ardura, Mirabai
    Group/Section/Unit: Epithelial Carcinogenesis
    University: Autónoma U, Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Martínez Hernández, Marina
    Group/Section/Unit: Epithelial Carcinogenesis
    University: Carlos III U, Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Nava Martín, Daniel de la
    Group/Section/Unit: Metabolism and Cell Signaling
    University: U. Castilla la Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain
  • Candidate: Abdelghany, Ashraf
    Group/Section/Unit: Genetic & Molecular Epidemiologyr
    University: Al-Azhar U, Cairo, Egypt

Past calls: 2016 Abrir Cerrar

Summer Training Programme for undergraduate students enrolled in Biomedicine-related or Life Sciences degrees

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO; Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas) awards 6 summer training positions to undergraduate university students in their final years of biomedicine-related studies in any country.

Practical training will take place from June 27 to August 19, 2016.

List of selected candidates

  • Candidate: Boopathy, Ranjitha
    Group/Section/Unit: Melanoma
    University: U. Shiv Nadar, Dradi, India
  • Candidate: García Marín, Ana María
    Group/Section/Unit: Epithelial Carcinogenesis
    University: U. Complutense, Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Khalifa, Ahmad
    Group/Section/Unit: Structural Computational Biologyl
    University: U. of Science and Technology (Zewail City), Giza, Egypto
  • Candidate: Moreno Serrano, Marta
    Group/Section/Unit: Brain Metastasis
    University: U. of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Spain
  • Candidate: Plata Gómez, Ana Belén
    Group/Section/Unit: Metabolism and Cell Signaling
    University: U. de Córdoba, Spain
  • Candidate: Valenzuela Gómez, Fernando
    Group/Section/Unit: Structural Bases of Genome Integrity
    University: U. de Córdoba, Spain

Past calls: 2015 Abrir Cerrar

Summer Training Programme for undergraduate students enrolled in Biomedicine-related or Life Sciences degrees

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO; Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas) awards 9 summer training positions to undergraduate university students in their final years of biomedicine-related studies in any country.

Practical training will take place from June 22nd to August 14th, 2015.

List of selected candidates

  • Candidate: Arranz Sordo, Ana
    Group/Section/Unit: Medicinal Chemistry
    University: U. Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Auerbach, Jeremy Mathew
    Group/Section/Unit: Epithelial Carcinogenesis
    University: U. Wesleyan, Middletown, EE.UU.
  • Candidate: Castro Mollo, Melanie Wendy
    Group/Section/Unit: Prostate Cancer
    University: U. San Martin de Porres, Lima, Perú
  • Candidate: Chakrapani, Varshith
    Group/Section/Unit: Structural Computational Biology
    University: U. Anna, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Candidate: Cossio Donoso, Osvaldo Andrés
    Group/Section/Unit: Spectroscopy and NMR
    University: U. de Arkansas en Little Rock, EE.UU.
  • Candidate: de Pablos Aragoneses, Ana
    Group/Section/Unit: Genetic & Molecular Epidemiologyr
    University: U. Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Grande Izquierdo, Diego
    Group/Section/Unit: Cell Signalling and Adhesion
    University: U. del País Vasco, Leioa, Spain
  • Candidate: Marín Rodero, Miguel
    Group/Section/Unit: Brain Metastasis
    University: U. Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • Candidate: Wang, Bryan Zicheng
    Group/Section/Unit: Microenvironment & Mestastasi
    University: U. de Columbia, Nueva York, EE.UU.

Past calls: 2014 Abrir Cerrar

Laboratory training for undergraduate university students.

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO; Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas) awards 8 summer training positions to undergraduate university students in their final two years of biomedicine-related studies in any country.

Practical training will take place from June 23rd to August 14th, 2014.

List of selected candidates

  • Candidate: Bravo Martín, Rebeca
    Group/Section/Unit: Biologya
    University: U. Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate:Fernández Cadenas, Jael
    Group/Section/Unit: Molecullar Crystallography
    University: U. Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Candidate: Islam, Md Saiful
    Group/Section/Unit: Tumour Suppression
    University: U. de Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • Candidate: Sekar, Vaishnovi
    Group/Section/Unit: Structural Computational Biology
    University: UNIVERSITY de Agricultura Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore, India
  • Candidate: Stingi, Aureliano
    Group/Section/Unit: Brain Tumour
    University: U. de Turín, Italia
  • Candidate: Tenaglia, Albano
    Group/Section/Unit: Melanoma
    University: U. Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
  • Candidate: Torres Garrido, Belén
    Group/Section/Unit: Medicinal Chemistry
    University: U. Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Yang, Joshua
    Group/Section/Unit: Cell Signalling and Adhesion
    University: U. de California, San Diego, EE.UU.

Past calls: 2013 Abrir Cerrar

Laboratory training for undergraduate university students.

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO; Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas) awards 8 summer training positions to undergraduate university students in their final two years of biomedicine-related studies in any country.

Practical training will take place from June 24th to August 16th, 2013.

List of selected candidates

  • Candidate: Divyansh Agarwal
    Group/Section/Unit: Genetic & Molecular Epidemiologyr
    University:U. de Yale, New Haven, EE.UU.
  • Candidate: Roberto García López
    Group/Section/Unit: Flow Cytometry Core
    University: U. de Murcia, Spain
  • Candidate: Javier García Marín
    Group/Section/Unit: Medicinal Chemistry
    University: U. Complutense, Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Hoh Hong Huat
    Group/Section/Unit: Stem Cells and Cance
    University: U. Jagellónica, Cracovia, Polonia
  • Candidate:Andrea Lin
    Group/Section/Unit: Cell Signalling and Adhesion
    University: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, EE.UU.
  • Candidate: Amanda Sánchez Lópezr
    Group/Section/Unit: Molecular Cytogenetics
    University: U. Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid, Spain
  • Candidate: Laura Venegas Godínez
    Group/Section/Unit: Breast Cancer
    University: U. de Guadalajara, México
  • Candidate: Dunja Vucenovic
    Group/Section/Unit: Structural Computational Biology
    University: U. de Zagreb, Croacia

Past calls: 2012 Abrir Cerrar

Laboratory training for undergraduate university students.

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO; Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas) awards 8 summer training positions to undergraduate university students in their final two years of biomedicine-related studies in any country.

Practical training will take place from June 18th to August 10th, 2012.

List of selected candidates

  • Candidate: Philip Dishuck
    Group/Section/Unit: DNA Replication
    University: U. Washington & Lee, Lexington, EE.UU
  • Candidate: Mattia Falcone
    Group/Section/Unit: Experimental Oncology
    University: U. de Turín, Italia
  • Candidate: Hrant Hovhannisyan
    Group/Section/Unit: Structural Computational Biology
    University: U. Ruso-Armenia (Eslava), Ereván, Armenia
  • Candidate: Muhammad Jamil
    Group/Section/Unit: Tumour Suppression
    University: U. Nacional de Seúl, Corea del Sur
  • Candidate: Lauren Kolski
    Group/Section/Unit: Cell Signalling and Adhesion
    University: U. Vanderbilt, Nashville, EE.UU
  • Candidate: Dominika Krawczuk
    Group/Section/Unit: Stem Cells and Cance
    University: U. Jagellónica, Cracovia, Polonia
  • Candidate: Rodolfo Nazitto
    Group/Section/Unit: Flow Cytometry Core
    University: Cornell U., Nueva York, EE.UU
  • Candidate: Olutoyosi O. Oyelowo
    Group/Section/Unit: Genetic & Molecular Epidemiologyr
    University: U. de Carolina del Norte, Chapel Hill, EE.UU

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