We are seeking for a postdoctoral researcher with background in cancer cell biology or translational research to join the project "PreCanMed- Establishment of platform for precision cancer medicine" funded by the INTERREG Italia-Austria program of the European Union. The project is coordinated by Prof. Stefan Schoeftner at the Laboratorio Nazionale CIB in Trieste, Italy.
The candidate will join the group of Stefan Schoeftner at the Laboratorio Nazionale CIB, a research institute focusing on basic and translational cancer research, located in the AREA Science Park in Trieste, Italy.
The open position for the postdoctoral researcher is part of a collaborative project (PreCanMed) that focusses on the establishment of patient derived precision cancer model systems. In this project, partners from the Laboratorio Nazionale CIB, the University of Trieste, University of Udine, the Austrian Drug Screening Institute (ADSI) and the Comprehensive Cancer Center Innsbruck (CCCi) will establish a life biobank comprising cancer patient derived tumor organoids. Tumor organoids are patient-derived 3D tumor cell structures that closely resemble the original patient tumor. Tumor organoids can be cultured in vitro and thus are expected to hold a big promise for future, patient tailored, precision cancer therapies.
Contract conditions: postdoctoral fellowship (borsa di studio); ca. 1700€/per month after tax (qualification of the candidate will be considered); Duration: max. 27 months, Starting date: ideally April 2017.
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