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IRCMS Research Internship Program

April 6 2016

IRCMS has newly provided hands-on research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate placement who have the interest and motivation toward the advanced medical research as "Research Interns".

Eligibility

  1. Those who are in their undergraduate or graduate study in the field of medical sciences at an overseas university.

  2. Those whom the director of the IRCMS approves to be the eligible applicant, such as those who are recent graduates of undergraduate or master's study and are planning to go on to the postgraduate school.

Financial aid

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

  • The travel expense: One direct roundtrip travel for the participants between the participants' residence in his /her country and Kumamoto. (*The IRCMS will arrange the most reasonable travel means for participants.)

  • * Accommodation: All or a part of the accommodation cost during the IRCMS Research Internship Program will be provided.

Duration

  2 to 16 weeks during late June 2016 to early March 2017

Application Period

  April 4 to April 25, 2016

Application Procedure

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

  1. (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

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

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

Masafumi Takiguchi

M.D.,Ph.D.

Immunology

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

masafumi[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 materials. All participants will receive e-mail notification of the result of assessment 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 a response as declining the participation to the IRCMS Research Internship Program.

Others

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

  • The Director of IRCMS will issue a certification for those who have completed the program and submitted a report.

  • Participants must obtain the appropriate health and travel insurance covering the travel period.

  • Participants must return their home countries soon after the completion of 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/

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