PhD Gjenetika e leukemisë, Austri

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Postuar me: 28/01/2011 10:34pm

Niveli: PhD

Lemia: Biologji

The Children´s Cancer Research Institute, St. Anna Kinderkrebsforschung works in close cooperation with the St. Anna Kinderspital. It is a multi disciplinary, international networked competence center, whose target is, to achieve through research and development improve the healing from developed cancer childrens and young persons. We are currently looking for a

PhD in Leukemia Genetics

A 3-years PhD position is available in the Genetics of Leukemia group of the St. Anna Kinderkrebsforschung, Children’s Cancer Research Institute, headed by Sabine Strehl, PhD.

The main topic of our research is the characterization of leukemia-associated genetic alterations. In this respect, we have recently identified several novel fusion genes that involve PAX5, a master regulator of B-cell commitment and maintenance, and we now aim at elucidating their role in the pathogenesis of B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

The ideal candidate should hold a MSc or equivalent degree, have a keen interest in cancer research and a strong background in molecular biology. Practical skills in at least one of the following techniques: ChIP, EMSA, transfection or viral transduction approaches, tissue culture, cloning, and Western blotting would be advantageous but are not a prerequisite.

The CCRI offers excellent laboratory space, a stimulating scientific environment, weekly seminars, journal clubs, lab meetings, and a salary according to the Austrian Science Fund, FWF (

Applications including an informative CV, a list of publications, a letter of motivation, and the names of two potential referees should be send to Sabine Strehl, PhD, e-mail: