In her PhD project, entitled “Molecular Mechanism of Atg1 kinase and autophagy activation”, Raffaela wants to unravel the mechanistic steps that lead to the activation of autophagy during periods of starvation. The stipend will support her research for three years.
The DOC Fellowship is financed by the Ministry for Science, Research and Economy, with additional funds coming from the City of Vienna and the Province of Styria. The DOC initiative supports excellent PhD projects from all disciplines. Applicants must be enrolled at an Austrian university for their PhD studies, and must have received their degree (Diplom/Master) no longer than two years before the 1st of January of the year of application. For more information and open calls, visit the official homepage.