VBC Summer School

Gregor Mendel Institute

Each year the Vienna Biocenter Summer School provides a unique opportunity for 25 undergraduate students to work side by side with leading researchers in a dynamic scientific environment. The program attracts talented students from around the world, creating a vibrant and diverse atmosphere. It is perfect preparation for students interested in graduate study in the life sciences. Successful applicants are provided with accommodation, travel allowance and a stipend for the duration of the Scholarship.

The Summer School is a collaboration between four of Europe‘s leading research institutes:

The program typically has four components:

  • Independent Research Project
  • Lecture Series
  • Scientific Symposium
  • Social Program

Summer 2015 Program

Participating GMI Groups

Wolfgang Busch

- Tracking Cell-Type Specific Protein Stability in vivo using Light-Sheet Microscopy

Armin Djamei

- How to turn a plant into a tumour – functional effector studies on effectors of the plant pathogenic fungus Ustilago maydis

* Please contact the group leader directly if you are interested in working with them in Summer 2015.

Class of 2014

Gregor Mendel Institute of
Molecular Plant Biology GmbH

Dr. Bohr-Gasse 3
1030 Vienna, Austria

T: +43 1 79044-9000
F: +43 1 79044-9001
E: office(at)gmi.oeaw.ac.at


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