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CiRA Research Internship Program

2017 CiRA Research Internship Program
2017 CiRA Research Internship Program

The CiRA Research Internship Program welcomes graduate students and undergraduates to conduct research at CiRA for a short period.

Application Guideline
Eligibility Undergraduate and graduate students
Period 1-8 weeks (mainly during the summer season)
Location Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA),
Kyoto University
Tuition and Participation fee Domestic students: Free
International students: 30,000 yen tuition fee per month
Travel and living expenses Approximately 5,000 yen per day
Number of positions Each lab listed below can host a maximum of one student.
Responsibilities Observe and conduct basic experiments.
Presentation of internship results to CiRA faculty.
*The host PI will have final decision on the intern's program
Application form Application for the CiRA Research Internship Program 2017 Application for the CiRA Research Internship Program 2017
Deadline for application Closed Closed
Contact info CiRA Research Internship Committee
E-mail: cira-internship*
(Please change * to @)

Application process

(1) Please select two potential host labs from the list below, You are encouraged to contact the PIs in advance by e-mail.
※Note that not all labs are taking interns

(2) Applicants are to submit their applications to General Affairs Group, CiRA Administrative Office.
E-mail: cira-internship* (Please change * to @)

(3) Notification of decisions will be made in April for foreign applicants and June for domestic applicants.

  • Applicants must obtain approval from the appropriate official at his/her university.
    Participants will be required to submit a written oath to CiRA that claims they will adhere to CiRA regulations.
  • Participants will be required to hold valid disability and liability insurance.
  • Senior students at Kyoto University School of Medicine are required to apply through the "My Course Program."
  • International students from abroad will be accepted under the Kyoto University Short-Term International Students System and required to pay a tuition fee of about 30,000 yen per month.

Host PIs

Dept. of Life Science Frontiers
PI Research Overview
Hirohide Saito
Yoshinori Yoshida
Knut Woltjen
Yasuhiro Takashima
Masato Nakagawa
Takuya Yamamoto
Akitsu Hotta
Akira Watanabe
Dept. of Cell Growth and Differntiation
PI Research Overview
Junya Toguchida
Jun K. Yamashita
Wataru Fujibuchi
Dept. of Clinical Application
PI Research Overview
Megumu Saito
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