Faculty Position in Leukemic Stem Cells and Myeloid Leukemia Research
University of Bern Department for BioMedical Research

Master Thesis Position in Leukemic Stem Cells and Myeloid Leukemia Research

The laboratory of "Stem Cells, Leukemia, Aging and Metabolism" (SLAM Lab) at the University Clinic of Hematology & Central Hematology, Department for Bio-Medical Research (DBMR), Inselspital Bern, Switzerland is looking for highly motivated master students to contribute to the ongoing multidisciplinary research projects in leukemia. The major focus of the lab is to explore leukemic stem cell dependencies and vulnerabilities using transgenic mouse models and primary patient samples from leukemia patients.
Your profile
Highly motivated Master's student with a strong passion towards fundamental and translational cancer research. Any relevant hands-on laboratory experience would be a plus but not obligatory.
We offer you
The student will be guided through an interdisciplinary and clearly defined research project in a young and dynamic environment. The proposed project will investigate the therapeutic relevance of targeting selected altered metabolic pathways in myeloid leukemias and other hematological cancers by using:
• In vitro cell and molecular biology techniques such as cloning, CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing, stem cell cultures, RT-qPCR, flow cytometry, harmacological inhibition and metabolic flux assays.
• Ex-vivo cellular and metabolic assays on transgenic mouse models of myeloid leukemia.
Please submit your application in a single PDF file including cover letter (one page max) specifying your research interests and why you are interested in joining our lab, CV (two pages max) and copies of Bachelor and/or Master's degree to: tata.nageswararao@dbmr.unibe.ch with desired start date!!!
The duration of master thesis is 6-12 months. The starting date is negotiable.

Relevant reading

1). Rao TN et al., Metabolic alterations in JAK2 mutant hematopoietic cells represent therapeutic vulnerabilities for myeloproliferative neoplasms. Blood. 2019.
2). Rao TN et al., Attenuation of PKC activity enhances metabolic activity and regenerative capacity of blood progenitors. The EMBO Journal, 2018.

University Clinic of Hematology, Dept. of Bio-Medical Research (DBMR)
Inselspital Bern, University of Bern,
Murtenstrasse 40, 3008, Bern, Switzerland
tata.nageswararao@dbmr.unibe.ch Tel: +41 (0) 31 6641476

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Bioloxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions