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Postdoc Position - Belgium  

VIB (company)


Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

  • The Molecular Biology of  laboratory  is looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher for studies of oncogenic pathways in leukemia mouse models.
  • The project will focus on 
    •  leukemia mouse models by use of transgenic animals as well as bone marrow transplant assays;
    •  the study of transcription factor binding to DNA by ChIP-seq;
    •  the effect on transcription by other mutations.
  • This position is open to both junior and experienced scientists. 
  • We look for highly motivated candidates with an interest in leukemia research and with a track record in cell biology, mouse models and/or transcription factor function. 
  • We provide a stimulating and strong scientific environment in a cancer department.

  • PhD in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology or equivalent
  • Broad expertise in basic research technology (Western blotting, gene expression, cell culture, flow cytometry, etc.)
  • Good publication record and strong communication skills
  • Experience with transcription factors, ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, etc. is a plus
  • Experience with xenograft mouse models is a plus

We offer
Our university is an exciting, interdisciplinary research institute with excellent facilities and strong research groups in genetics, oncology, neurobiology, immunology, virology, molecular biology and translational research.