Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology is proud to announce a unique opportunity for students with a background in Biomedicine to join newly developed graduate (PhD) level 8-week courses offered alongside with Skoltech students this upcoming Term 2 of the fall semester.

Please note that course participation will be offered free of charge and participants will be selected on a competitive basis.

Registration is open for the following courses:

8-week course: CLINICAL TRIALS AS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THE INNOVATION PROCESS IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL DEVELOPMENT by Eugene Selivra .
8- week course: MATHEMATICAL MODELING IN POPULATION AND SYSTEMS BIOLOGY by Jaroslav Ispolatov
8-week course: MOLECULAR BIOLOGY by Petr Sergiev
8-week course: BIOINFORMATICS, COMPARATIVE GENOMICS AND SYSTEMS BIOLOGY by Mikhail Gelfand
8-week course: STEM CELLS by Anton Berns, Marianna Bevova

More detailed information on the courses can be found on the website http://www.skoltech.ru/en/education/fall-2...emester-term-2/

Classes will start on Monday, October 27, 2014 and end on Friday, December 19, 2014. Please find the class schedule attached.

Please note that language of instruction will be English only.

If you wish to apply to take part in the course, please send an e-mail (in English) to education@skolkovotech.ru by 5pm on Friday, October 24th.

Your message should include the following information:
Full name and Undergraduate/Graduate education;
Which course(s) you wish to take;
2-paragraph statement of purpose (in English) indicating why you wish to take the course as well as your qualifications which will allow you to be a active and beneficial contributor in the class;
Your level of English (If available, please attach TOEFL/IELTS results).
In addition, please attach you CV and official university transcript.

All selected participants will receive a confirmation by e-mail on October 25, 2014.

If you have any questions, please contact education@skolkovotech.ru

Good luck!