Post-doctoral position - Laboratory of Molecular Gastroenterology


Rozzano, IT, 20089


A post –doctoral position is immediately available in the Laboratory of Molecular Gastroenterology at IRCCS Humanitas Clinical and Research Hospital on the project “H63D variant of the HFE gene as modifier of pancreatic cancer progression: a model for dissecting host immune response”, supported by Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro (AIRC).

The best candidate will join a team which takes advantages of translational studies, based on large series of patients, to investigate Pancreatic Cancers. The team working on main research fields – i.e, the relationship between tumor and the Innate and Adaptive Immune System, and the early diagnosis of cancer via detection of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition - are pursued for the discovery new prognostic and predictive markers of Pancreatic Cancers and molecular mechanisms of metastasis leading to tumor progression.


Eligibility criteria


We are looking for a highly motivated PhD scientist who wish to advance in their academic training and consolidate the research experience in Gastro-intestinal neoplasia and their molecular mechanisms.

A specific background in molecular biology, immuno-histochemistry, NGS and FACS analysis are required.

The position will be founded for 1 years, with the possibility of renewal, and the salary will be determinate according to the scientist experience.