Postdoctoral position: RNA binding proteins in cancer

Centre for Genomic Regulation
June 30 2017
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, based in Barcelona, Spain, with more than 400 scientists from 44 countries. The CRG shares principles of an interdisciplinary, motivated and creative scientific team that is supported by high-end and innovative technologies and a flexible and efficient administration.

CRG has been conferred with a badge of ‘HR Excellence in Research' by the European Commission, in recognition to its progress in implementing the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for Recruitment of Researchers, that among others consists of transparent, merit-based recruitment procedures and attractive work-life balance working conditions.

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The role

A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Fátima Gebauer to investigate the role of novel RNA binding proteins (RBPs) in cancer progression. A recent screen in the lab has identified RBPs with potential roles as either tumor suppressors or promoters. The position is available to determine the molecular mechanisms underlying these effects, with a special focus on RBPs involved in translational control and metabolism.


About the team/ lab

Fátima Gebauer leads a team of motivated researchers working on RNA regulation and translational control in Drosophila and human cancerous cells. For more information about the group, please visit

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