See the Meet our Fellows pages to find out more the research projects we are funding. Congratulations to all our Call 1 and Call 2 fellows who have now completed their projects! We wish them well in their future careers.

We have appointed all our fellows and the programme is now full. No further funding calls will be published.

Congratulations to our fellow Henrike Hartung on the birth of a beautiful daughter!

CASCADE-FELLOWS is an exciting international fellowship programme for talented young researchers in Life Sciences, supported by the EU Marie Curie COFUND scheme.

From April 2013 until March 2019 we are supporting 25 postdoctoral Fellowships across the globe  to help build the careers of future academic leaders in the field. The programme is open to all nationalities. (Eligibility rules about mobility apply: if you are a non-EU or Associated Country resident you can only apply for a Fellowship with a host organisation located in an EU or Associated Country.)

CASCADE-FELLOWS research projects can be in any of the following areas:

  • Bioenergetics          
  • Biological membranes
  • Biomedicine, Public Health & Epidemiology
  • Cancer Research
  • Cell Biology
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Developmental Biology
  • Enzymology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genomics and General Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Macromolecular Structures and Molecular Biophysics
  • Medical Pathology
  • Metabolic Regulation and Signal Transduction
  • Metabolism of Cellular Macromolecules
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Neurosciences (including Pyschiatry and Clinical Psychology)
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Physiology
  • Virology
  • Other Life Sciences (e.g. Mental Health. If unsure please ask us)

CASCADE-FELLOWS is cofunded by the EU through FP7 Marie Curie Actions - People, Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes (COFUND) under Grant Agreement no PCOFUND-GA-2012-600181.