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PhD Student and Postdoctoral Positions

PhD Student and Postdoctoral positions are available to work on a project on oncogene-induced DNA replication stress that is being funded by an ERC Advanced Investigator Grant (REPLISTRESS; October 2018-September 2023). The goals of the project are to understand the mechanisms by which oncogenes induce DNA replication stress and to identify the key pathways, whose inhibition leads to synthetic lethality in cells that have oncogene-induced DNA replication stress. The methodology employed utilizes high throughput sequencing to examine nascent DNA replication, transcription and patterns of genomic instability.

Interested candidates can send their CV, unofficial grades from their Bachelor studies and short motivation letter to Thanos Halazonetis

Date Posted: Dec 6, 2018, 3:39 PM

PhD Student and Postdoctoral Positions

PhD Student and Postdoctoral positions are available to work on a project on oncogene-induced DNA replication stress that is being funded by an ERC Advanced Investigator Grant (ONIDDAC; May 2012-April 2017). The goals of the project are to understand the mechanisms by which oncogenes induce DNA replication stress and genomic instability and to identify the key pathways, whose inhibition leads to synthetic lethality in cells that have oncogene-induced DNA replication stress. The methodology employed ranges from analysis of human clinical samples to siRNA screens in tissue culture cells to protein crystallography.

Interested candidates can send their CV and short motivation letter to Thanos Halazonetis

Date Posted: Nov 12, 2015, 11:06 AM

PhD Student Position

A PhD student position is available to study synthetic lethality approaches in human cell lines undergoing DNA replication stress. High throughput screening and next generation sequencing will be used to identify and characterize gene targets of interest. The successful candidate will be enrolled in the University of Geneva International PhD Program in Life Sciences. This position is part of the Marie Curie ITN European Network SYNTRAIN, a multi-investigator training project funded by the European Commission. The successful candidate is expected to enroll in the PhD Program in March 2017.

Interested candidates can send their CV and short motivation letter to Thanos Halazonetis

Date Posted: Sep 26, 2016, 8:59 AM