Scientific and academic training

The ISREC Foundation supports PhD students in biology or medicine. This funding is possible thanks to two types of grants:

"Allocated grants" - These grants are awarded to the best PhD students in biology or medicine. They are made possible by donations from physical or moral persons. The Foundation guarantees that the funds are used in full to finance the project to which they have been allocated.

"ISREC grants" - Or financial support from the ISREC Foundation for a thesis - These grants are awarded to the best PhD students in biology or medicine. They are financed thanks to donations, legacies and successions.

Grant applications for students must be submitted by the directorate of the academic institution.

Scientific and academic training- ongoing projects

Identification of molecular mechanisms underlying CIC-DUX4 tumor pathogenesis and aggressiveness

This "MD-PhD scholarship" was awarded to Arnaud Bakaric in November 2019 for a period of 1 year in support of his thesis in basic medical sciences,…

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Androgen receptor signaling in the normal breast epithelium and in estrogen receptor alfa positive breast cancer

This « ISREC grant » was awarded to Andrea Agnoletto in September 2019 for four years. Andrea Agnoletto is working in the lab of Prof. Cathrin…

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Study of the Role of NFAT5 in Tumor-Specific T Cells

This "ISREC grant" was awarded to Daniela Cropp in April 2019 for four years. Daniela Cropp is performing her research in the lab of Dr. Grégory…

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Killer CD4 T Cells: Analysis of a Novel T Cell Candidate for Human Tumor Immunotherapy

This “ISREC grant” was awarded to Amélie Cachot in Januar 2016 for four years.

Amélie Cachot is working in the group of Prof. Pedro Romero,…

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Molecular mechanisms regulating TCR affinity-improved T cells against cancer

This “ISREC grant” was awarded to Efe Erdes in July 2015 for 4 years.

Efe Erdes is working in the group of Prof. Nathalie Rufer (Department of…

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News & Events

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Congratulations to Efe Erdes for his publication in the “Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer”. His article describes the chronic TCR-MHC interactions…

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Congratulations to Prof David Gfeller (UNIL/SIB), Dr. Michal Bassani-Sternberg (CHUV/UNIL) and Julien Racle (UNIL/SIB): the results of their work…

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Congratulations are in order for the research teams of Prof. Douglas Hanahan, director of the ISREC@epfl. Their work has led to the identification of…

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Once again, the SUR-SRP “Summer Research” program (July 8 to August 29), organized by the UNIL and the EPFL and supported by the ISREC Foundation, was…

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