Irvington Fellowship Program

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The Cancer Research Institute is requesting applications for its Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. The CRI Irvington Fellowship Program supports qualified young scientists at leading universities and research centers around the world who wish to receive training in cancer immunology. The Institute is seeking hypothesis driven, mechanistic studies in both immunology and tumor immunology that seek to directly impact our understanding of the immune system’s role in cancer risk, tumor initiation, progression, metastasis, host response to tumors and/or the treatment of cancer.

  • Deadline: October 1, 2013
  • Funding: $164,500 over three years
  • Contact: Lynne A. Harmer, Director of Grants Administration – grants@cancerresearch.org

More Info: The Cancer Research Institute (http://www.irb.ch/infection-and-immunity)

Post-Doc position at the National Centre for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC) Fundation Carlos II

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The research group of Guadalupe Sabio is offering a post-Do

c position for the research line: “Role of stress-activated kinases in the development of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and cancer”.

Further information can be found on the attached PDF document and on the link of the Spanish Immunology Society http://www.inmunologia.org/esp/convocatorias/ofertas.php

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Postdoctoral Marie Curie (IEF) candidate

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A postdoctoral candidate interested in a 2 year post-doc position via a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for Career Development (IEF) is requested. The candidate researcher is asked to collaborate in writing a Marie Curie proposal (deadline 14th August 2013) to study relevant immunological questions in different vaccination models using intravital 2-photon microscopy. Further details will be available on request. The laboratory is located in the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) in Bellinzona (Switzerland).

The selected candidate will be a citizen from a European Union or associated countries (Swiss nationals are excluded due to grant regulations) with a good publication record. Experience in FACS, cell sorting and imaging will be considered.

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More info: http://www.irb.ch/infection-and-immunity

PhD position: “Immunity to flu vaccine”

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The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (http://www.irb.ch/home) provides high-level scientific education for undergraduate as well as for graduate students. The PhD program is carried out in collaboration with Swiss and foreign universities. The experimental work is carried out at IRB under the direct supervision of a Group Leader. The program includes seminars, lessons, summer courses and an annual retreat.

The laboratory of Infection and Immunity at the IRB is seeking a higly motivated PhD candidate. The aim of the project is to study the relevance of the inflammatory reaction induced by an influenza vaccine in the lymph node. The candidate will evaluate the effects that inflammation has on the previously described mechanism of capture and transport of the viral particles from the injection site to the B cell follicle (1, 2) using stateof-the-art imaging techniques such as intravital 2-photon microscopy and confocal microscopy. The deadline for the application is the 8th of June 2013.

The sucesful candidate will hold a Master degree in biology/cell biology/biochemistry or a related area and be fluent in English. Experience in FACS, cell sorting, cell imaging will be a plus. Application should be sent to: santiago.gonzalez@irb.usi.ch

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More info: http://www.irb.ch/infection-and-immunity

Job opportunity for a Vet (Técnico Superior Veterinario).

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Applications from April 27 to May 21, 2013

The new animal house of the University of Vigo will be open in 2013. It aims to respond to the overall demand of laboratory animals by the researchers of this University. This animal facilities meet health and genetic standards. It will focus on the production and use of experimental animals to provide various strains of experimental animals to the University and other research centers in the area.

For the launch of this new infrastructure to support the research trained personnel with the adequate professional profile will be required: for this specific post, professional qualification and veterinary degree are essentials.

Contact:

More info: http://persoal.uvigo.es/persoal_gl/PAS/emprego/xerais/index.html

Programa de ayudas a la Investigación Puerta de Hierro

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The call submission for the Research Grants Programme of Puerta de Hierro will opens on April the 8th, 2013.

This time the grants are intended to support emerging research groups, incentives for clinical research, structural support and research groups to promote the involvement of young researchers of excellence to the institution and the transfer of research results into clinical practice through the Grants programme Segovia de Arana.

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More info: http://www.investigacionpuertadehierro.com/?page_id=3690

Grant offer / contract for Doctoral Thesis under the Predoctoral Training Grants Research (PFIs).

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Celular Endocrinology group at the Health Research Institute

The group of Cellular Endocrinology at the Health Research Institute is looking for a graduate student willing to start his/her  PhD in the muscle regeneration, for the identification, characterization and design of drugs for the treatment of diseases associated with dystrophy and/or muscle atrophy. The grant/contract will be charged to the Predoctoral Training Grants Research (PFIs) of the Institute of Health Carlos III corresponding to the call for 2013. Knowledge is positively valued in molecular and cellular biochemistry and characterization, design and synthesis of peptides.

Deadline: 30/03/2013

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More info: http://www.idisantiago.es/bin/OpenPosition/201303121504

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