Biomedical Research Foundation Academy Of AthensAcademy Of Athens
Position Opportunities : Call of Interest for two post-doctoral positions and one funded PhD candidate position at the laboratory of Cell Biology

Ref: 1217/29-6-2012

Call of interest for one post-doctoral position at the laboratory of Cell Biology of the Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens (BRFAA).

We are interested in employing a post-doctoral fellow (maximum duration 24 months) for a “SYNERGASIA” research program entitled “Immunosuppressive mechanisms in autoimmune diseases targeting specialized therapies”. The candidate should be able to make a significant contribution on the following research topics:

  1. Investigation of the in vivo effects of osteopontin on recruitment and function of dendritic cells and T regulatory cells during experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE).
  2. Investigation of the contribution of osteopontin in the induction of protective antigenic tolerance against EAE.

Τhe candidates should have a Ph.D. in Cellular Immunology and have experience on working with mouse models of autoimmunity and extensive analysis of the adaptive immunity. Previous experience in the EAE models will be an asset. Technical expertise with flow cytometry and cell culture is absolutely necessary.

Interested candidates should send an email with a CV attached and including the names of two investigators that can provide reference letter to (Dr. V. Panoutsakopoulou) until  17/7/2012.




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