Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is looking for a candidate/s for the position of PhD student

The position is available from 1.08.2018


A 3-year PhD stipendship in the OPUS 14 project “Epigenetic mechanisms determining the defective innate immunity responses in malignant gliomas” (supported by NCN; 4500 PLN) is available in the laboratory of Prof. Bozena Kaminska (, to participate in original biomedical research to study chromatin openess and gene expression regulation in tumor infiltrating immune cells.  A candidate will apply cell sorting, animal glioma models, state-of-the-art molecular biology methods: ATACseq, ChIP-seq, RNAseq and single-cell sequencing. She/he will have opportunities to attend international conferences and participate in workshops and other career development programs in preparation for a leadership role in academia or industry. A candidate will be a part of the multidisciplinary team of molecular biologists, cell biologists, bioinformaticians and clinicians studying the role of genetic/epigenetic dysfunctions in a pathology of brain tumors. A successful candidate will join an environment with excellent resources for experimental validation of hypotheses generated by genomic analysis.

The optimal candidate is enthusiastic and highly motivated to pursue a career in academic research. Prior experience in abovementioned methods, a record of work with animals, very good fluency in English is expected. Interested candidates should contact: with their CV and any questions about the research and the lab. Deadline for applications is July 15th, 2018; personal interviews with preselected candidates will be carried on June 20th. 


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21 June 2018