Two Postdoctoral positions (funding ALREADY secured)

Institution: IDIBAPS – ICREA (Barcelona)
Contact e-mail:
Published: February 4th, 2022.
Deadline: N/A
Brief description:

The Gene Regulation Lab, an ICREA group at the IDIBAPS Research Institute (Barcelona, Spain), is looking for two postdocs to work on the role of the plasticity EMT factors ZEB1 and ZEB2 in macrophages during

1) cancer (tumor associated macrophages in colorectal cancer, ovarian cancer, melanoma).
2) acute (sepsis) and chronic (autoimmune diseases, psoriasis) inflammation.

The projects make use of a wide array of state-of-the-art techniques, and in vitro and in vivo approaches including unique transgenic mouse models and highthroughput and OMICs technologies.


Essential Requirements
a) PhD degree in Biology or related biomedical discipline obtained not earlier than January 2018.
b) Strong publication record with at least 2-3 first-author articles in high impact journals
c) Solid background in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
d) Experience in mouse models

Desirable Experience
Candidates with proven experience in any of the following topics will receive higher consideration in the selection process: macrophage biology (acute/ chronic inflammation, cancer) molecular oncology, metabolism, epigenetics, transcriptomics, and/or bioinformatics.

The positions are available immediately. The salary will be commensurate with the expertise and the publication record.

For further information about the work in the group visit & Applications should include: a) complete CV, b) the names and contact details of three researchers that have supervised the candidate’s work. Additional inquiries and applications should be sent to: indicating “Postdoc Call TAMs 2021” or «Postdoc Call Inflammation 2022» or «Postdoc Call Cancer 2022» in the subject of the email.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (recent articles as the corresponding author)
★ Gut 66:666. IF: 23.0
★ Gut 68:2129. IF: 23.0
★ Nature Commun 10:1364. IF: 14.9
★ Nature Commun 9:2424. IF: 14.9
★ Nature Commun 5:5660. IF: 14.9
★ Nature Commun 4:2650. IF: 14.9
★ Sci Advances 7:abd7455 IF: 14.1
★ Nucleic Acids Res 46:10697. IF: 16.9
★ Cell Death Differ 21:247. IF:15.8
★ Clin Cancer Res 19:1071. IF: 12.7
★ EMBO J 36:3336. IF: 11.6

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