Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

The next Sentinel North International PhD School will take place from July 2 to 12, 2019, at the Centre for Northern Studies (CEN) research station in Whapmagoostui-Kuujjuarapik (Nunavik, Canada) on the theme: Arctic Microbiomes: From Molecules and Microbes to Ecosystems and Health.

Registrations are currently open to recruit young researchers from all disciplines ready for an experiential training with world-renowned mentors in the fields of medicine, chemistry, biology and microbiology, optics-photonics and genomics.

Program Overview

The participants of the school will live a unique summer field and laboratory-based course experience with a multifaceted approach including lectures, case studies and hands-on experiences supervised by renowned researchers from various disciplines. It will also include an introduction to the emerging field of environmental optics/photonics as a means to improve our understanding of the northern environment and its impact on human health.

The main themes are:

  • Arctic microbiomes and ecosystems
  • Microbiome responses to change
  • Human health and microbiomes

The call for applications is open until February 15, 2019. Applications are being accepted from graduate students (both MSc and PhD) and postdoctoral researchers.

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For more information, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Training program coordinator, 418-656-2131 ext. 8910.

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