Job:Computational biology of cancer (Postdoc Position)
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<h2>Computational biology of cancer, Postdoc Position in the Tumor Heterogeneity, Metastasis and Resistance lab. 100%, Start in March 2021</h2>

A postdoc position is available in the laboratory of Prof. Momo Bentires-Alj ( at the Department of Biomedicine (DBM) in Basel, Switzerland.
The __DBM is an international institute__ pursuing basic, translational and clinical research, with access to cutting-edge core facilities.

Selected publications of our lab include:

  1. Cessation of CCL2 inhibition accelerates breast cancer metastasis by promoting angiogenesis. Bonapace L, et al., Nature 2014.
  2. PIK3CAH1047R induces multipotency and multi-lineage mammary tumors. Koren S, et al., Nature 2015.
  3. Hippo kinases LATS1/2 control human breast cell fate via crosstalk with ERα. Britschgi A, et al., Nature 2017.
  4. Glucocorticoids promote breast cancer metastasis. Obradović MMS, et al. Nature 2019.
<h3>Your tasks:</h3>

The successful candidate will analyze high throughput data from next-generation sequencing, proteomics, and, as a plus, microscopy. Experience in machine learning, deep learning, and/or statistical modeling is required. Fluent programming skills in R/Bioconductor and/or python are essential.

<h3>Your profile:</h3>
  • Highly motivated and creative
  • PhD in a quantitative field such as computational biology, physics or mathematics
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing next-generation sequencing, proteomics and (optionally) imaging data
  • Interest in molecular and cellular mechanisms of breast cancer and metastasis
  • Interest in personalized medicine
  • Curious, well-organized, and independent
  • Team player aptitude in an international and interdisciplinary research group and department
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing)
<h3>We offer you:</h3>
  • Affiliation with the Department of Biomedicine and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
  • Integration into local bioinformatics community
  • A stimulating, challenging, and interdisciplinary translational research project
  • State-of-the-art technologies and core facilities • A dynamic, international, and supportive research team

Please use this link to upload your CV, a summary of your research experience, your scientific interests, and the contact details of three referees.

Application deadline: applications will be reviewed as they arrive.

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