IRCMS International Research Center for Medical Sciences

What's new

Internship Program

IRCMS Research Internship Program 2016 Second Call

September 23 2016

IRCMS has started the 2nd application period for its internship program to provide hands-on research opportunities for highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in advanced medical research as "Research Interns".

 

Eligibility

1. Undergraduate or graduate students in the field of medical sciences at an overseas university.

2. Others as recent bachelor or master course graduates planning to enter postgraduate programs and having received approval of eligibility by the director of the IRCMS.

Preference will be given to applicants aiming to enter the Master or PhD course at IRCMS. 

 

Financial aid

IRCMS provides the participants with the travel expenses and *accommodation for during the IRCMS Research Internship Program as the financial aid. The participation fee for the program will be free of charge.

1) Travel expenses: One direct roundtrip travel between the residence and Kumamoto. (The IRCMS will arrange the most reasonable travel means for participants.)

2) *Accommodation: All or a part of the accommodation cost during the Program will be provided.

 

Duration

  2 to 16 weeks until early March 2017

 

Application Period

  October 3 to October 17, 2016

 

Application Procedure

  1. Choose a PI (Principal Investigator) whom the applicant desire to work for from the list below.

    (Please replace [at] with @)

PI

Introduction of research activities and laboratory

E-mail

Yasuo Ariumi, Ph.D.

Virology, Cell Biology

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/yasuo_ariumi/

ariumi[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Masaya Baba,

M.D.,Ph.D.

Oncology, Mouse Model Research

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/masaya_baba/

babam[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Takatsugu Ishimoto

M.D.,Ph.D.

Cancer Stem Cells, Genomic Oncology of Stomach Cancer

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/takatsugu_ishimoto/

taka1516[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Koichi Nishiyama,

M.D.,Ph.D.

Vascular biology, Quantitative & theoretical biology

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/koichi_nishiyama/

nkanako[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Motomi Osato

M.D.,Ph.D.

Hematology, Oncology

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/motomi_osato

motokuma[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Goro Sashida,

M.D.,Ph.D.

Hematology, Oncology

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/goro_sashida/

sashidag[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Yorifumi Satou,

M.D.,Ph.D.

Retrovirology, Hematology

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/yorifumi_satou/

y-satou[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Christian Schönbach

Dr.rer.nat

Bioinformatics, Genomics, Immunoinformatics

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/christian_schonbach/

chris[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Guojun Sheng, Ph.D.

Early Embryogenesis

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/guojun_sheng/

sheng[at]kumamoto-u. ac.jp

Shinya Suzu, Ph.D.

Cellular Immunology, Hematology

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/shinya_suzu/

ssuzu06[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Hitoshi Takizawa,

Ph.D.

Stem Cell Biology, Hematology

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/hitoshi_takizawa/

htakizawa[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Takamasa Ueno,

Ph.D.

Immunology

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/research/takamasa_ueno/

uenotaka[at]kumamoto-u.ac.jp

 

2) Send all application documents below as PDF or other types of digital files to the PI whom you chose by e-mail. The PI will send you an acknowledgement by e-mail once a complete set of application materials is received.

  • Application form and Curriculum Vitae (CV): Please click here to open the application form and CV.
  • A letter of recommendation from your supervisor or a professor at your university or at the organization. There is no specific format for this.   

 

Selection Result

Successful participants will be decided through a comprehensive assessment of all submitted application documents. All participants will receive an e-mail notification of the assessment result from the Director of IRCMS.

Successful participants must confirm their firm participation by replying within 7 days after the result notification was sent (please note the international time difference.). If no reply is received within 7 days for whatever reason, then IRCMS will interpret the lack of response as declining the participation in the IRCMS Research Internship Program.

 

Others

At the conclusion of the program, all participants must submit a report on their research project.

The Director of IRCMS will then issue a certification for those who have successfully completed the program.

All participants must obtain an appropriate health and travel insurance covering the travel period. Furthermore they are required to return to their home country after the completion of the program.

 

Contact

Administration Office, International Research Center for Medical Sciences (IRCMS)

Kumamoto University

E-mail: ircms [at] jimu.kumamoto-u.ac.jp

http://ircms.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/

スライド1.GIF