Relevance of FRA3B/FHIT loss in tumorigenesis.
PhD position in Cancer Biology at the group of Dr Lopez-Contreras at the CABIMER (Centro Andaluz de Biología Molecular y Medicina Regenerativa – Andalusian Molecular Biology and Regenerative Medicine Centre, Seville), affiliated to CSIC and the University of Seville.
What is the candidate going to do?
The candidate will investigate the relevance of the gene FHIT in cancer using cancer cell lines and a mouse model. Genetic and drug screens will be performed to identify potential vulnerabilities and therapeutic targets for cancer carrying FHIT mutations.
What does the candidate have to offer?
- MsC in Biology or Life Sciences.
- Experience with molecular and cellular biology methods.
Previous experience in cancer biology and genome instability will be positively evaluated.
About the institution
Our group is located at CABIMER (Centro Andaluz de Biología Molecular y Medicina Regenerativa – Andalusian Molecular Biology and Regenerative Medicine Centre). Our group is part of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
CABIMER is a groundbreaking multidisciplinary biomedical research centre in Andalusia, drawing together basic and applied research with the aim of transforming the results of the scientific work carried out there into direct improvements to citizens’ health and quality of life.
The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is the largest public research institution in Spain and one of the most renowned institutions in the European Research Area (ERA). It is affiliated to the Ministry of Science and Innovation through the Secretary General for Research.
Do you have any questions or do you require additional information? Please contact: Dr. Andres J Lopez-Contreras at email@example.com