Limna - Lausanne Integrative Metabolism Nutrition Alliance


LIMNA PhD prize for the best thesis in Metabolism in 2019-2020

LIMNA PhD prize will be attributed to the author of the best doctoral thesis in Metabolism discussed at the UNIL, UNIGE or EPFL in 2019-2020.

Application deadline on 22.01.2021.



-       Student who graduated from one of LIMNA participating teams presenting their thesis on Metabolism

-       Thesis defended in 2019-2020

-       The candidate has pursued a research career, and is now working in a lemanic research institution


-       This is a personal prize of 2000 CHF

-       The award will be conferred to a single candidate

-       The prize winner may be required to give a special lecture in a LIMNA seminar or symposium


Application must include

-       résumé of the thesis (max 2 pages, references excluded)

-       motivation letter (max 2 pages)

-       publication list, please highlight articles on which the thesis is based on

-       CV (max 1 page)

-       Reference letters from former and current supervisor

Applications will be evaluated by a committee of LIMNA PIs. The decision of the committee will be final.

Since there will be no formal award ceremony immediately, the prize winner may be required to give a special lecture at a LIMNA seminar or symposium.


Electronic application must be sent by 22.01.2021 to Dr Marta Bellone,

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