Postdoctoral position in Synthetic Biology applied to Immunology

Luogo di lavoro: Napoli, IIT@CRIB
Inserito il: 20/09/2019 - Scade il: 20/10/2019

IIT invites applications for 1 postdoctoral position to study molecular mechanisms underlying T-Cell exhaustion by integrating Systems and Synthetic Biology approaches within the Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Healthcare@CRIB in Napoli.

T cell exhaustion is a dysfunction phenomenon that occurs upon prolonged exposure of T cells to antigens (i.e. chronic infections, cancer, neurodegenerative disorders) that causes the inability of inducing a strong immune response.

The project will be developed in close collaboration with UCLA, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM, Naples) and University of Naples Federico II.

The successful candidate must be highly talented and motivated scientist holding a PhD in Immunology, Molecular Biology or related disciplines and having a previous experience with molecular biology, mammalian cellular biology and flow cytometry.

Experience with lymphocytes T cells is highly recommended, experience with microRNA, and RNA-seq is highly desirable.

Salary and benefits will be competitive for international standards.

To apply please send a CV, including publication list, and names of 2 referees to quoting “Postdoctoral position in System and Synthetic Biology applied to Immunology CB 77475”.

Please apply before 20th October, 2019.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) was established in 2003 and successfully created the large scale infrastructure in Genova, a network of 10 state of the art laboratories countrywide, recruited an international staff of about 1100 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavour focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible application from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnologies.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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Linee di ricerca coinvolte
Synthetic and Systems Biology for Biomedicine


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