GRE Summer School

GRE Summer School

The Summer School is designed to provide students with an introduction to research in this exciting scientific field. Students will participate in core laboratory activities under the direction of our leading life science researchers and will have access to the cutting-edge technologies available to characterise proteins and nucleic acids, that are transforming life sciences research. These include proteomics, fluorescence microscopy and genomics.

Research areas covered will include:

  • Chromosome Segregation
  • Transcription
  • DNA repair
  • DNA replication
  • DNA damage
  • RNA and chromatin mediated regulation

Core course components will be covered in July 2016 with the option to extend individual projects as required. On completion of the placement Students will be asked to present their data at a final Symposium and produce a short report on their findings.  Placements will be a minimum of 10 weeks duration and a weekly stipend will be paid to successful applicants.

GRE Summer School

GRE Summer School

How to Apply

Successful applicants can expect placements to take place during the months of June, July and August.  Applicants should ensure when applying for a studentship that they provide their preferred choices of Research Groups (no more than three), full details of exam grades and a paragraph explaining why they wish to participle in the summer school along with the details of two referees via this link to the application form. http://www.lifesci.dundee.ac.uk/international-summer-school-gene-regulation-apply-form.  The closing date for applications is Friday 15th January 2016.

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