PhD Fellowship in Cancer and Functional Genomics

Job type: 
PhD Fellowship in Cancer and Functional Genomics
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The laboratory of Breast Cancer & Systems Biology of the ProCURE research program of the Catalan Institute of Oncology (IDIBELL, Barcelona) is seeking for a talented student to join the team as 3-year fellowship funded by the Catalan Government.

The candidate should have obtained her/his bachelor and master degrees in 2018-19 in any of interdisciplinary field related to biology, informatics, mathematics or medicine.

The selection process has two phases and incorporation is expected the first trimester of 2020.

The position is offered to study genetic modifier effects of cancer risk and therapy, with preclinical implications for improving prevention and care. The interested candidates can check our recent publications to understand the area of research better:

• Hernandez et al. Decapping protein EDC4 regulates DNA repair and phenocopies BRCA1. Nat Commun. 2018 Mar 6;9(1):967.
• Mateo et al. Stem cell-like transcriptional reprogramming mediates metastatic resistance to mTOR inhibition. Oncogene. 2017 May 11;36(19):2737-2749.
• Serra-Musach et al. Cancer network activity associated with therapeutic response and synergism. Genome Med. 2016 Aug 24;8(1):88.

Contact Info: 

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae along with the name and contact information of two referees to Dr. Miquel Angel Pujana; e-mail:

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Position open until filled