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

Obra Social Fundación 'la Caixa'

2013 Call

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 new programme obtain full financial support during the four years of the scholarship.

The following five students have obtained one of the available fellowships in the 2013 call of the programme:

Final list of successful candidates
Name University of origin Group at the CNIO (Programme)
Ana Filipa Batalha Martins University of Lisbon, Portugal Cell Division and Cancer (MO)
Aleksandar Kojic University of Belgrade, Serbia Chromosome Dynamics (MO)
Beatriz Paumard Hernández Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain Human Genetics (HCG)
Alejandra Tavera Tapia National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico DF, Mexico Stem Cells and Cancer (MP)
José Vicente Velázquez Ruiz Francisco de Vitoria University, Madrid, Spain Cell Signalling and Adhesion (SBB)
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