Post-Doctoral Fellow in Cancer Research

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Cancer Research

LIH - Luxembourg Institute of Health

Luxembourg

OBJECTIVES

This project aims at better understanding the drivers of this aberrant mRNA translation and to characterize these aberrations in the immune cells of the leukemic microenvironment.

TRAINING AND RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT

Tumor Stroma Interactions research group is a dynamic and multinational team whose current members originate from France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Spain, UK, Indonesia, and Argentina. The group belongs to the Department of Cancer Research, whose research activities focus on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of tumor progression using a wide range of cutting edge technologies, including genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic analyses, as well as in vitro and in vivo imaging modalities using state-of-the art animal models for cancer research. The post-doctoral researcher will work on a FNR CORE-funded project that aims to explore the mRNA translation as a therapeutic vulnerability in CLL and its microenvironment, and will be co-supervised by Dr. E. Moussay (PI) and Dr. J. Paggetti (PI). This is a collaborative project with Dr Pierre Close (PI) from the University of Liège (GIGA, Belgium).

KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences or Immunology. Prior experience in cancer research would be an advantage;
  • Experience in cell culture, biochemistry, molecular biology, imaging, flow-cytometry required. Mouse experimentation techniques would be an advantage;
  • Excellent time management, rigor, perseverance, scientific creativity and originality, writing skills, sense of priority and ability to work with others;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory.

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