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SigSynCell, the MSCA doctoral network on synthetic cells, is recruiting!

The SigSynCell consortium is looking for twelve PhD students, each of whom will work in one of the consortium’s laboratories, with the possibility of secondments throughout the consortium.

Twelve PhD students to develop synthetic cells capable of interacting with their environment.

SIGSYNCELL is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) doctoral network, coordinated by the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), which aims to develop synthetic cells as systems with the key characteristic function of living systems: their ability to interact with their environment.

The consortium is currently looking for twelve PhD students, each of whom will work in one of the consortium’s laboratories. They are looking for students with a Master of Science (MS) degree (and no previous PhD degree) who are motivated to participate in innovative projects in the field of synthetic cell research.

The European Synthetic Cell Initiative (SynCellEU) supported the creation of the SigSynCell consortium. The European Commission positively evaluated the consortium’s proposal in March 2023 and the kick-off meeting officially took place in March 2024.

About MSCA Doctoral Networks

The objective of MSCA Doctoral Networks is to implement doctoral programs through partnerships of organizations from different sectors across Europe and beyond, to train highly skilled doctoral candidates, stimulate their creativity, strengthen their innovation capacities, and enhance their long-term employability.

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