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EU-Ukrainian Mathematicians for Life Sciences

Objective

The goal of the project is to establish a structured and sustainable research partnership of mathematicians working on applications in life sciences, consisting of researchers from Ukraine as an eligible ICPC country and several research groups from EU member states and associated countries (MS/AC).
There is a sizable – but currently still unstructured – group of Ukrainian researchers from various mathematical backgrounds with a keen interest to work on life science applications. In the beginning of the project, the MS/AC partners will present their current work in selected life science applications, thus starting discussions with the Ukrainian scientists to identify promising research areas of joint interest. This will then lead to the building of several joint research teams to pursue these topics together in the remainder of the project, incorporating staff exchanges between the Ukrainian and the MS/AC partners.
Main pillars of the project will be annual workshops/schools held in Ukraine to introduce and discuss the joint topics, enabled by short-term stays of 1 month by MS/AC scientists. The triggered joint research on these topics will then include long-term stays (5 months) of Ukrainian scientists at MS/AC partners.
As the outcome, we expect a structured collaboration lasting well beyond the project, based on the joint research undertaken and the annual joint event series that can be continued. The project is also intended to support an all-Ukrainian seminar on mathematics and medicine and the introduction of a bachelor/master program in computational life sciences based on existing experiences of the MS/AC partners. The scientific results obtained will be presented in a final conference.

Call for proposal

FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IRSES
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Coordinator

UNIVERSITAET zu LUEBECK
EU contribution
€ 197 600,00
Address
RATZEBURGER ALLEE 160
23562 Lubeck
Germany

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Region
Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein Lübeck, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Juergen Prestin (Prof.)
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Total cost
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