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Xperience: Open call for students

Updated: Mar 23, 2022


The call for students and associate members of PARSUK who are in the last year of the Bachelor's or Master's degree in Portuguese institutions.

The call is open until 19 April. The application is through an online application form.

There is three research project lasting four weeks in three different places in England (London, Sheffield, and Oxford).

"Volunteering in mental health" project is mentored by Dr Mariana Pinto da Costa, a Senior Lecturer at the King's College London. The starting day is 1 June.

"How and why does our brain age? Using zebrafish as a model to decipher the interplay between senescence and inflammation in the ageing brain and the potential role of telomerase", starting at 1 June, is mentored by Dr Catarina Henriques, the leading researcher at the Universidade de Sheffield.

"Determining the role of Pex30-like proteins in the formation of membrane contact site between endoplasmic reticulum and peroxisome", starting at 4 July, is mentored by Joana Veríssimo Ferreira, DPhil Student (3rd year) at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology (University of Oxford).

For any queries, please get in touch with or check the Xperience program here.