9 December 2019

Are you a 1st or 2nd year PhD candidate with the ambition to organize an international symposium? The organizing committee of the RIMLS New Frontiers Symposium of 2021 dedicated to Glycobiology is looking for two PhD candidates who are interested to participate in the organization of this scientific meeting and want to further improve their organizational skills.
 
The annual New Frontiers Symposium is organized alternately by RIMLS and RIHS. The 2021 edition will be organized by RIMLS and will shed light on the fascinating and fast-developing field of Glycobiology. The organization of the symposium will start in the beginning of 2020 until the fall of 2021. After the genome and the proteome, the modification of proteins with glycans (the glycome) represents a new challenge and a new perspective for understanding human biology and in health an diseases. This field of science, called Glycoscience, is a unique field of research that is often overlooked despite its tremendous impact on biological processes. Analysing and understanding the glycome will have a major impact on every aspect of life sciences, from developmental biology to new forms of personalised diagnostics and therapy. The organizing committee is looking for two PhD candidates to complete the team. 

Do you want to organize an international symposium? Do you want to improve your organizational skills and extend your scientific network? Will you take care that the symposium is well-suited for your fellow PhD candidates? 

The selected PhD candidates will be part of the scientific organizing committee of our symposium. Scientific knowledge with respect to Glycobiology is not directly needed. The organizing PhD candidates should have a contract at least until the fall of 2021.

To express your interest, please send a cv and a short motivation to rimls.info@radboudumc.nl at the latest on 12 January 2020. If you need more information please contact Clasien Oomen

 
  • Want to know more about these subjects? Click on the buttons below for more news.

    RIMLS

Related news items


New scientific integrity contact Bart Kiemeney

2 April 2020

Bart Kiemeney will replace Gerhard Zielhuis as one of the contact persons scientific integrity.

read more

Extended deadlines grant proposals

31 March 2020

The deadlines to submit grant proposals has been extended by most funding agencies.

read more

HFSP Grant for Johannes Textor

30 March 2020

Johannes Textor, theme Cancer development and immune defense, has been awarded a program grant of 1 million US dollars by The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) to investigate how T cells navigate extremely dense environments using experiments, modeling and methods from pedestrian dynamics.

read more

Study into better protection for healthcare workers against coronavirus infection

19 March 2020

Radboudumc and UMC Utrecht will investigate whether health care workers are better protected against the coronavirus after a vaccination against tuberculosis (BCG vaccine). This vaccine does not directly protect against the coronavirus, but provides a boost to the immune system.

read more

Differences in the placental disposition of TNF inhibitors uncovered

19 March 2020

In Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, researchers from the Depts. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Health Evidence, in collaboration with Sanquin Diagnostic Services, investigated the placental handling of the TNF inhibitors infliximab and etanercept.

read more

Your research story at Bessensap? extended deadline 10 April 2020

18 March 2020

On Friday 12 June it is your chance to bring your research to the attention of more than 350 science journalists, press officers and researchers.

read more