Full-time position at the Signal Transduction & Metabolism Laboratory

WerkplaatsBrussel, Brussel (Capital Region), België
PhD candidate ERC Funded project Liver steatosis, obesity and metabolic dysfunction
We offer a ful -time position at the Signal Transduction & Metabolism Laboratory.
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Job description . The successful applicant wil join the ULB Faculty of Medicine (?url=www.medecine.ulb.be&module=jobs&id=3895" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=www.medecine.ulb.be&module=jobs&id=3895" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.medecine.ulb.be), characterised by an impressive track record in research excel ence.

Project description:

The project wil take advantage of human iPSC, hepatic cell models, mouse models, pharmacological approaches and human liver specimens to determine the molecular mechanisms by which obesity drives the development of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and explore novel approaches for combating the development of obesity-associated liver dysfunction.

The Signal Transduction & Metabolism Laboratory
provides an international and world leading environment for creative science.
We foster research excellence and pursue discoveries in metabolic diseases, with experts working together in collaborative teams.

Come and join us!
  • We believe in a strong scientific commitment and reproducible findings to contribute to the way of thinking in metabolic research.
  • Our vision is to translate fundamental science to the clinic by a col aborative effort between scientists, physicians and the industry.
    Profile .g. qPCR, CRISPR/Cas9 and RNAseq), immunohistochemical and biochemical techniques wil be advantageous ü Experience with mouse handling and experimentation wil be advantageous ü Experience with mouse models of obesity/diabetes/liver dysfunction wil be advantageous ü Experience with iPSC culture and/or mass spectrometry wil be advantageous ü The candidate should be capable of both work independently and collaboratively in a team ü Excel ent organizational and time management skil s ü Excel ent skil s in spoken and written English ü High motivation, flexibility as wel as innovate and creative thinking are a must Interested
  • .ac.be Esteban N. Gurzov, PhD Head, Signal Transduction & Metabolism Laboratory Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) 808 Route de Lennik B-1070 Brussels Belgium Tel: +32 2 555 8908 Starting date: As soon as possible.
    Deadline for the submission of applications:
    Positions open until fil ed
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