PhD Position in Emerging Viruses. Universidad Pompeu Fabra

2 de Febrero de 2017 - Publicado en EMPLEO

Molecular Virology Group, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

Positive-strand RNA viruses include major human pathogens such as the hepatitis C virus and the emerging Dengue virus Chikungunya virus and Zika virus. The main objective of our group is to study the complex cell-host interactions and regulatory mechanisms that these viruses exploit for ensuring their multiplication within host cells. With this purpose we combine biochemistry, cell culture, in vivo and –omic approaches.

 Our group is integrated into the Biomedical Research Park of Barcelona (PRBB), one of the largest hubs of biomedical research in southern Europe. For more information visit the websites below:

http://www.prbb.org/  and   https://www.upf.edu/web/virology-unit

The selected candidate will integrate into the International PhD Program in Biomedicine of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (Mention of Excellence).

Candidates are required:(i) to have completed graduate studies related to Biology, Biotechnology or biochemistry and a master (M.S.) and (ii) to be a European citizen or to have the NIE card (residence card) 

Interested candidates please send a cover motivation letter and CV (the CV SHOULD INCLUDE the score of the graduated and master studies and contact details of 2 referees) to Dr. Juana Diez  juana.diez@upf.edu indicating in subject "PhD position".

Starting date: Flexible (from February to October 2017