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Event BioVision.Nxt 2011

The registration for the upcoming BioVision.Nxt Lyon is now open.

BioVision, the World Life Sciences Forum, is inviting 100 promising PhD students and Post-doc to attend the 3 days Forum (27-29 March 2011, Lyon, France) thanks to a Fellowship programme called BioVision.Nxt. On the 26th of March 2011, BioVision.NXT will hold specific activities and workshops, to prepare the selected young scientists for their active participation to the Forum. BioVision.Nxt will provide a unique opportunity for young scientists from both developed and developing countries to interact with some of the world's leading life scientists.

How to apply:

- complete and submit the application form attached

- include the following documents:

  1. passport size photograph as a separate JPEG file
  2. a copy of your passport (Only the page with personal details is required)
  3. your curriculum vitae and list of publications (Do not send papers)
  4. university degrees certificates
  5. one reference letter from a senior scientist familiar with the applicant's work
  6. a letter of motivation explaining your interest for the BioVision.Nxt programme

    Send the application form duly completed and all the above mentioned documents to:

    Deadline: All applications should be submitted no later than September 30th 2010.

Travel Grant:

As an attempt to increase the participation of young scientists from the developing world, TWAS (The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World) is offering a competitive travel grant through its five regional offices. TWAS and its regional offices will partially cover the travel cost of up to 50 excellent young scientists to attend this high-profile event, while the World Life Sciences Forum, BioVision will cover the accommodation expenses during the conference. Each of the TWAS Regional offices will be responsible for the selection of up to 10 eligible young scientists, from its region, in the fields of biology/biotechnology

For more information, see the BioVision.Nxt website at:


TWAS Regional Offices:


Alexandria, Egypt

TWAS Arab Regional Office (TWAS-ARO)
at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

TWAS Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (TWAS-ROLAC)
at the Brazilian Academy of Sciences in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Beijing, China

TWAS Regional Office for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific (TWAS-ROESEAP)
at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China

Bangalore, India

TWAS Regional Office for Central and South Asia (TWAS-ROCASA)
at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in Bangalore, India
Coordinator: V. Krishnan

Nairobi, Kenya

TWAS Regional Office for Sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA)
at the African Academy of Sciences in Nairobi, Kenya
Coordinator: Shem Arungu-Olende

Contact information TWAS Arab Regional Office (TWAS-ARO), at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt (email: ; ;
Event type Conference
File link
File link copy BioVisionNxt application form(2)(2).doc (DOC, 98 Kb)
Source TWAS Arab Regional Office (TWAS-ARO), Egypt
Geographical coverage France
Address Lyon
Organizer TWAS (The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World)
Target audience International
Period [26/03/2011 - 29/03/2011]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH