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Postdoctoral Contract at University Pompeu Fabra

3 de Noviembre de 2016 - Publicado en EMPLEO

Aims of the project are to decipher how emerging mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika virus efficiently translate their genomes in both mosquito and human translation machineries and how they modify the host gene expression program to their benefit.

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Nominations and Applications for 2017 Viruses Awards – Deadline 31 October 2016

28 de Septiembre de 2016 - Publicado en EMPLEO

As Editor-in-Chief of _Viruses_ [4], I am pleased to announce the opening of the competition for the 2017 awards sponsored by Viruses.

    *  2,000 Swiss Francs
    * An invitation to speak at the Viruses 2018 conference in Barcelona, Spain
    * An engraved plaque.

We only accept nominations by a senior virologist. Self-nominations are not allowed.

    * 800 Swiss Francs each to attend virology conferences in 2017.

We are accepting nominations and applications for these awards until 31 OCTOBER 2016.

Please visit our website for additional details here [5]. We look forward to receiving ...

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ASV ACP Jr Investigator Awards 2017 - Call for Applications

21 de Septiembre de 2016 - Publicado en EMPLEO

The ASV Council is delighted to announce the 5th year of the award program to highlight excellence in virology: the ASV Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Awards. The purpose of these awards is to recognize junior investigators who have made significant contributions to the field of virology and who display exceptional promise. They are named in honor of former ASV president Dr. Ann Palmenberg, University of Wisconsin-Madison, for her tireless efforts over several decades in supporting and continually improving our society’s annual meeting.

Please see the attached two items.

1.         Details for eligibility and submission of application

    1. Last degree within ...

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2017 CFF Scholarship for Women Scientists Program

21 de Septiembre de 2016 - Publicado en EMPLEO

The International Society for Antiviral Research will begin accepting applications for our 2017 CFF Scholarship for Women Scientists Program Sept 30th with a nomination deadline is December 31st, 2016.

[1] http://www.journals.elsevier.com/antiviral-research/
[2] http://www.isar-icar.com/

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Predoctoral Position Available

12 de Septiembre de 2016 - Publicado en EMPLEO

A Contract within the Spanish Programme “Formación de Doctores 2016” is available for the research grant “THE EVOLUTION OF HOST RANGE AND VIRULENCE IN PLANT VIRUS EMERGENCE ”

Research will be developed at the Plant-Virus Interaction and Co-Evolution Group Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas UPM-INIA (CBGP) (www.cbgp.upm.es)

Research topics: The long-term goal of the group is to understand the evolution of plant-virus interactions. Within this broad field of research the pre-doctoral scientist to be recruited will participate in a programme of research on the Evolutionary Ecology of Virus Emergence, specifically on how ecosystem ...

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Oferta de plaza de Profesor Contratado Doctor a tiempo completo en la Facultad de Medicina de la UCM

14 de Julio de 2016 - Publicado en EMPLEO

Perfil docente: Biología Celular, Histología, Organografía, Genética
Perfil investigador: Biología Celular de la replicación viral
Plaza: Contratado Doctor a tiempo completo


Fecha de publicación: 8 de julio de 2016

Código de la plaza: 0707/PCDINT/050 

Plazo de presentación:

  • Enlace al BOUC de 8 de julio de 2016
  • Plazo de presentación de solicitudes: desde el día 9 hasta el día 18 de julio de 2016

Oferta de Contrato FPI para Tesis Doctoral Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa (CSIC-UAM), Madrid

14 de Julio de 2016 - Publicado en EMPLEO

"Nuevos mecanismos de modulación inmune por virus y su contribución a la patogénesis"

El proyecto de investigación caracterizará nuevas propiedades de proteínas codificadas por el virus herpes simplex capaces de modular la respuesta inmune del hospedador. El trabajo experimental incluye la expresión y purificación de proteínas virales, la caracterización de sus propiedades inmunomoduladoras y la generación de virus recombinantes.


  • Heidarieh et al. 2015. Virus Res. pii: S0168-1702(15)00118-5.
  • Cabrera et al. 2015. PLoS Pathogens 11(1):e1004571.
  • Martinez-Martin et al. 2015. Nature Commun. 6:6163.
  • Viejo-Borbolla et al ...

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FEMS Communications Network opportunities June 2016

13 de Junio de 2016 - Publicado en EMPLEO

Network Opportunities for Sharing – June 2016


  1. 1.       OPPORTUNITY OF THE MONTH - SURVEY: What is the role of peer review and the issues facing it? In the runup to Peer Review Week in September this year we’re highlighting this most critical and often critical, and often undervalued, function in academic endeavor, using microbiology as a case study, together with the UK’s University of East Anglia and our publisher, Oxford University Press, we’ve created a short questionnaire (it takes less than 10 mins) on peer review to get an idea of who’s doing what and why. It would ...

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