4 PhD Positions at IBMB-CSIC Unit of Excellence ‘María de Maeztu’
4 pre-doctoral contacts to join the Structural Biology (SB) ‘María de Maeztu’ Unit of Excellence, IBMB-CSIC, Barcelona (Spain).
The Maria de Maeztu Structural Biology Unit of IBMB-CSIC aims to understand the cell machinery by studying proteins, nucleic acids and their interactions from a structural perspective, with a strong emphasis on the regulation of nucleic acid replication and transcription, the structure-function analysis of proteases and other enzymes related to human diseases, the study of different pathogens (including viruses) and the study of cellular organelles such as peroxisomes and mitochondria.
- Development of computational methods in macromolecular crystallography.
- DNA Topology.
- Structure-function characterization of proteins involved in Physiopathologies.
- Structure and function of multicomponent complexes.
Funding is available applying through to an external call from the Spanish
Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.
For more details, please visit Grants for predoctoral training contracts.
We are looking for young scientists from the national and international community who wish to do their PhD in a stimulating environment, rich in technological resources. We encourage applications from highly motivated biologists, biochemists, chemists, physicists, pharmacologists and computational scientists with outstanding qualifications.
Application and Deadline
Applications should include a motivation letter, a CV, a copy of the student’s certified Academic Record and two recommendation letters from university lecturers or scientists with who the applicant has studied or worked.
This should be sent by e-mail to Nuria Verdaguer (Scientific director of the Unit) before Friday June 19th 2015.