A 2 years Post Doctoral position is available in the Laboratory of Microbiology and Host-Pathogen interaction, at the Department of Biosciences- University of Milan- for a highly motivated individual.
The general focus of the project is the interaction between intestinal microbiota and the immune response in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).
The project involves translational approaches and a team with expertise in metagenomics, microbial genetics and functional immunology. The candidate will study the evaluation of the molecular mechanism by which specific components of the gut microbiota induce differentiation and activation of pathogenic Th1/17 cells.
Candidates with demonstrated skills and knowledge in cell biology, molecular biology and microbiology techniques are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should have demonstrated scientific productivity, good inter-personal and communication skills, and scientific independence.
Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae and at least one individual that can serve as reference by e-mail to:
Paroni Moira, PhD
Department of Biosciences
University of Milan
Via Celoria 26
20129 Milan, Italy
Tel: +3902 5031 5028