PhD Projects

Approved projects

Explore Exciting PhD Opportunities in Academia and Industry

The SciLifeLab & Wallenberg National Program for Data-Driven Life Science (DDLS) has recently launched a competitive grant call for the PIs to suggest exciting data-driven research projects and training opportunities for PhD students in academia and industry.


Welcome to the DDLS Research School, a Swedish national initiative that aims to train scientists with high competence in data-driven life science and to meet the future needs within data-driven life science in R&D, industry, health care and society at large.

We are thrilled to announce a range of open PhD positions offering unique research opportunities in academia and industry.

PhD Positions:

Explore research opportunities in the following PhD projects in academia and industry focusing on the research areas of Cell and Molecular Biology, Evolution and Biodiversity, Precision Medicine and Diagnostics, Epidemiology and Biology of Infection. As a PhD student you are part of the DDLS Research School, that over the years will enrol 260 PhD students and over 200 post-docs. You will be given the opportunity to network with other PhD students, post-docs and PIs all over Sweden. Additionally, you will be trained to be an expert and a future leader within your field. Read more about the research school here [LINK]

The PhD positions are located at different universities within Sweden and the PhD student will also belong to the local research school, when applicable.

[list of approved PhD projects and PIs]

We invite motivated individuals to apply for the PhD positions. Please review the application guidelines and submission details on each project website. The deadline for applications is XX-XX-XX.

We look forward to welcoming a new generation of PhD students who will shape the future of data-driven life science.

Contact Us:

For more information, feel free to contact DDLS Program Office:

Last updated: 2024-03-08

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