Jobs

Postdoctoral Researcher

Employer

De Strooper Lab, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain and Disease Research

Location

Leuven, Belgium

Principal Investigator

Bart De Strooper

Contact

Motivated candidates should apply online at https://cbd.vib.be/careers/. Please make sure to include a CV with publication list and the names of three referees, a research proposal of less than one page, and a short letter of motivation.

Description

The postdoctoral researcher will study how the BBB is affected in Alzheimer's disease using in vivo and in vitro modelling approaches involving iPS cells and nanotechnology. He or she will set up an innovative screening platform to develop clinically relevant nanobodies that can be used as Trojan horses to shuttle therapeutics over the BBB.

Requirements

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in biochemistry, cell biology, neurosciences, or a related field; an understanding of BBB biology; and experience in cell biology and molecular biology.