Jobs

Postdoctoral Researcher for Project on Disease Modifiers in AD and FTD

Employer

Karolinska Institutet

Location

Solna, Sweden

Principal Investigator

Caroline Graff

Contact

Prof. Caroline Graff (caroline.graff@ki.se, tel +46-733-839399)

Description

The project aims to use AD and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) patient-derived cell models for genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic analyses to identify modifiers of disease onset. The postdoc candidate is expected to have a strong drive to pursue experimental research and bioinformatics analyses and have good communicative skills. The projects are pursued in collaboration with several research groups, and good collaborative skills are necessary, as well as ability for independent work. Excellent spoken and written English is also a requirement.

Requirements

Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in biomedicine, cell biology, biotechnology or similar topic, no more than seven years before the last date of employment as postdoc. The term can be extended under special circumstances. Candidates must also have strong experience working with neuronal cell models, in particular using reprogramming and differentiation protocols, a good knowledge of neurodegenerative diseases, and experience in bioinformatic –omics analyses, immuno-histochemistry and immunofluorescence methods, and studies using lentiviruses for transfection of human cells.

For more information and to apply, go to https://ki.mynetworkglobal.com/what:job/jobID:138682/.