Projecte: SARS-CoV-2 specific T cell donor bank.
Responsabilitats i funcions principals
Estudiar la resposta immunològica cel·lular contra el SARS-CoV-2, mitjançant la caracterització de les cèl·lules T en donants immunitzats, així com desenvolupar línies de cèl·lules T específiques, per a crear un banc de limfòcits T específics contra SARS-CoV-2.
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Els candidats interessats hauran d'adjuntar a la següent adreça, una carta de presentació, un curriculum vitae complet i un mínim de 2 referències: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mouse Models of Cancer Therapies group from VHIO seeks a PhD student to join our group
Application deadline: 13/9/2020
The Mouse Models of Cancer Therapies group led by ICREA Research Professor Laura Soucek is seeking an excellent and highly motivated PhD student to join us on a project supported by La Marató Foundation to study the role of Myc in instructing the tumor immune microenvironment in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) with diverse mutational landscapes.
The group’s main interest is the role of Myc in tumorigenesis and Myc inhibition as a valuable approach in cancer therapy. Its main lines of research are (i) Myc-induced tumorigenesis, (ii) Myc inhibition and its validation as cancer therapy, (iii) design and testing of clinically-viable protein-based Myc inhibitors, (iv) development of pre-clinical models of cancer therapy and (v) Myc-induced cancer immune evasion.
The laboratory regularly works with several transgenic, syngeneic, humanized and patient-derived xenograft (PDX) mouse models of cancer, including lung, glioma, breast, colorectal, melanoma, Burkitt’s lymphoma and multiple myeloma models, with a very translational approach. The group overarching goal is to bring Myc inhibition to the clinic.
We are seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated and qualified PhD students. Candidates must have an exceptional academic record and hold a Master’s Degree to be eligible for highly competitive fellowships. A background in immunology /immune-oncology will be favorably considered.
Education and qualifications
• Degree in life sciences
• Master’s Degree in life sciences
Experience and knowledge
• Previous experience in at least one research laboratory
• Animal Experimentation Certificate is preferred
• Experience in cell culture, flow cytometry and mouse handling is preferred
• Excellent organization and communication skills
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
• High level of English
Main responsibilities and duties
• Planning and execution of research projects under supervision
• Use of immunology and cell culture techniques, as well as handling of different animal models
• Presentation of research results at internal and external meetings
To join our group and contribute to this exciting research project, applicants should send a CV, contact information of at least one reference and a cover letter describing past achievements and research interests to: Sílvia Casacuberta email@example.com and Jonathan Whitfield firstname.lastname@example.org