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March 7, 2017
INCIPIT Calls for 2017 are now open

On-line applications are open for 20 PhD positions, with 15 April 2017 as a deadline

INCIPIT is an international PhD programme co-funded by the COFUND scheme (Marie Skłodowska – Curie Actions), with the aim of providing innovative multidisciplinary and intersectoral training in Life and Biomaterial Sciences (

The first Call was in 2016 and 15 Early Stage Researchers were already recruited.

The research fields of the 2017 INCIPIT Programme include the projects entitled: ‘Reactivation of the dormant wild-type allele of MECP2 as a therapy for Rett syndrome: screening of epigenetic compounds’ (Dr. M. Vacca Supervisor). A detailed description of the project is available for download at:


INCIPT PhD programme includes:

  • laboratory activities to carry out doctoral research projects;
  • theoretical courses run by the Doctoral Schools of the Second University of Naples (SUN), the University of Naples Federico II and the University of Catania (UNICT);
  • activities related to transferable skills.
Online application