2021 PhD - general scholarships

In 2021, we are offering three general scholarships for outstanding PhD candidates with completion of Honours or Masters in molecular biology, biochemistry or biomedical sciences. The research undertaken in these projects aims to better understand the biology of cancer and how we can provide better clinical care and treatments of those with cancer.

We are also offering the following specific project scholarships:

Role of PDGF-CC in the Tumour Microenvironment
Supervisors: Prof Andrew Scott and Dr Ingrid Burvenich
Laboratory: Tumour Targeting

‘Taming’ the tumour microenvironment to improve therapeutic response

Supervisors: Prof Matthias Ernst plus senior Postdoctoral fellow
LaboratoryCancer and Inflammation

Novel methods for analysing single-cell genomics data

Supervisor: Prof Wei Shi
Laboratory: Bioinformatics and Cancer Genomics

Understanding Gamma Delta T Cell Function in the Gastrointestinal Tract

Supervisor: Dr Lisa Mielke
Laboratory: Mucosal Immunity and Cancer

Targeting cell surface receptor signalling in the tumour microenvironment
Supervisor: A/Prof Peter Janes
Laboratory: Receptor Biology


Find out more:
Discover more about La Trobe University’s PhD program and these opportunities, or contact our Student Co-ordinator via students@onjcri.org.au

Application deadlines:

International students – 30 September 2020
Domestic students – 31 October 2020