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BioVision.Nxt 2011

26 March 2011 - 29 March 2011

Notification: BioVision.Nxt 2011 application deadline has been extended to
15th of October 2010.

The registration for the upcoming BioVision.Nxt Lyon is now open.

BioVision, the World Life Sciences Forum, is inviting 100 promising PhD students and Post-doc to attend the 3 days Forum (27-29 March 2011, Lyon, France) thanks to a Fellowship programme called BioVision.Nxt. On the 26th of March 2011, BioVision.NXT will hold specific activities and workshops, to prepare the selected young scientists for their active participation to the Forum. BioVision.Nxt will provide a unique opportunity for young scientists from both developed and developing countries to interact with some of the world's leading life scientists.

How to apply:

- complete and submit the application form: click here to download the application form

- include the following documents:
  1. passport size photograph as a separate JPEG file

  2. a copy of your passport (Only the page with personal details is required)

  3. your curriculum vitae and list of publications (Do not send papers)

  4. university degrees certificates

  5. one reference letter from a senior scientist familiar with the applicant's work

  6. a letter of motivation explaining your interest for the BioVision.Nxt programme

  7. Send the application form duly completed and all the above mentioned documents to:

    Deadline--has been extended: All applications should be submitted no later than 15th of October 2010.

    Travel Grants:

    As an attempt to increase the participation of young scientists from the developing world, TWAS (The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World) is offering a competitive travel grant through its five regional offices. TWAS and its regional offices will partially cover the travel cost of up to 50 excellent young scientists to attend this high-profile event, while the World Life Sciences Forum, BioVision will cover the accommodation expenses during the conference. Each of the TWAS Regional offices will be responsible for the selection of up to 10 eligible young scientists, from the region, in the fields of biology/biotechnology

    For more information, see the BioVision.Nxt website at: