BioRTC Lab Visit Imaging Fellowships

Advance Your Research with BioRTC’s Funded Lab Visit Fellowships!

Are you a researcher looking to take your imaging project to the next level? BioRTC is excited to announce our open call for Lab Visit Fellowships for Imaging-focused Projects!

What We Offer:

      1. Transportation: Return transportation expenses from anywhere in Nigeria.
      2. Accommodation: One week’s accommodation is provided.
      3. Advanced Imaging Tools: Free access to our imaging equipment, including Confocal Microscopes, Li-cor imaging system, Fluorescence plate reader, among other things. This is provided for the period of your project, extending beyond the initial one-week fellowship period but not beyond the project’s completion.
      4. One-on-One Technical Support: Our dedicated BioRTC staff will be on hand to provide personalized imaging technical support.
      5. Bench-Fee: for basic consumables. 

    Eligibility Criteria:

    This opportunity is open to all researchers conducting not-for-profit research in Nigeria who are looking to use imaging in their work. To be eligible, your proposed work must involve imaging, and it should align with the capabilities of BioRTC (check Please note that this is not a workshop but a chance for those with ongoing research that they intend to undertake at BioRTC. Your visit should, therefore, ideally exceed one week, allowing for an in-depth exploration of your project.

    How to Apply:

    Applications open on January 1st, 2024! Visit BioRTC Lab Visit Application to apply. There’s no application deadline, but don’t delay – our funds are limited, and we will accept applications until they run out.

    A Look into BioRTC:

    At BioRTC, we pride ourselves on fostering an inclusive environment of innovation and excellence. Our center is equipped with many imaging equpment including Zeiss LSM 700 and Zeiss LSM 780 Confocal Microscopes. And our team is dedicated to supporting researchers like you in making groundbreaking discoveries that contribute to the scientific community.

    Looking Ahead:

    Successful applicants are expected to cover their accommodations after the first week, allowing for extended research time if needed. This fellowship is designed to kickstart your project and provide the support you need to carry it forward. For more information and to stay updated on future opportunities, visit

    This fellowship is funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Expanding Global Access to Bioimaging Grant