Dean's Prestigious Summer Scholarships
Applications are invited for the Dean’s Prestigious Summer Scholarships.
The Scholarships (10 available) provide return air travel to Dunedin, accommodation and a NZ$5,000 stipend (tax free).
Applicants should ideally be high-achieving (A average) 3rd or 4th year BSc, BSc (Hons) or BBiomedSc students who are considering graduate study (Honours/MSc/PhD). See below for an application form. Please note the closing date for applications is 9 August 2012.
These Scholarships are available for a 10 week period (between November 2012 - March 2013) for study in one of the departments (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Physiology) in the Otago School of Medical Sciences.
Topics of Study include:
genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics
human anatomy (dissection based projects)
interactions between nervous & endocrine systems
regulation of gene expression (human, plant, virus, bacteria)
genetics of disease, reproduction, development (human, livestock, microbial, insect)
protein structure, function and evolution (protein:protein interactions, drug targets)
environmental and health microbiology & immunology
circulation, integrative physiology and inflammation
drug discovery and free radical biology
molecular and cellular neuroscience
microbial ecology and energetics