PhD position available at the Translational Cancer Biology Program in the Research Programs Unit of the Faculty of Medicine in University of Helsinki17.9.2018
PhD thesis position with a possibility to start with MSc (Pro Gradu) project is available in the research group led by Academy of Finland Research Fellow Dr. Saara Ollila. The project focuses in the functional and molecular interactions between gastrointestinal epithelial, stromal and neuronal cells during homeostasis and in carcinogenesis. The model systems and methods include cell and primary organoid culture as well as in vivo models and molecular biology methods.
The group belongs to the Translational Cancer Biology Program in the Research Programs Unit of the Faculty of Medicine in University of Helsinki. This strong and established cancer research environment provides an excellent opportunity for interactions with top level national and international researchers and clinicians.
We offer a position in a young, active and teamwork-oriented group in an excellent research environment. We are looking for a motivated student of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology, or related. Advantageous areas of interests and experience include molecular biology, cell culture, mouse models, bioinformatics and image analysis.
To apply, please send a CV including a short cover letter and names and contact details of at least two referees as one single document to saara.ollila(at)helsinki.fi. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Email for more information!