About

CONTRA is an EU funded Innovative Training Network consisting of 8 principal investigators from equally many major European universities (see below) as well as partners from pharmaceutical, biotech-start up, and software development companies. CONTRA will hire 15 PhD students, each located and supervised at one of the participating universities. CONTRA will provide training in computational cancer research and professional software development, for analysis of novel experimental data including but not limited to single-cell genomics data.

Participating universities


The Royal institute of Technology (KTH, Coordinator), Stockholm; The University of Cambridge; ETH Zurich; University of Warsaw; University of Vigo; King’s College London and the Francis Crick Institute (KCL/Crick); Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB); University of Barcelona; The Institute of Cancer Research, London.