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PostDoc or PhD Position in the Henriksson Lab

Understanding CAR T cells through machine learning and advanced bioinformatics

Johan Henriksson, a MIMS group leader, is currently seeking a postdoctoral researcher or PhD student to dissect T cell regulation using single-cell methods and CRISPR screening. While the overall goal is to develop CAR T-cell technology, this position is geared towards sharpening our analysis methods. Of particular interest include better statistics for CRISPR-UMI pooled screens, gene regulation (ATAC-seq, HiC) and gene isoforms (RNA-seq).

Candidates who are strong in any of computer science, mathematics, statistics or machine learning are encouraged to apply. An interest in learning biology is essential and some basic insight will already help plenty. An overview of what we do, and contact information, can be found at http://henlab.org/

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PostDoc position in the Sixt Lab available

PostDoc Position – Deciphering Host-Pathogen-Interactions through High-Throughput Genetic Screening

We are currently seeking a postdoctoral researcher for a project that will apply high-throughput genetic screening (e.g. CRISPR/Cas9 screening, siRNA screening, bacterial mutant library screening) to identify key players in host-pathogen interaction, cell-autonomous immunity and immune evasion during infection with the obligate intracellular bacterial pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis.

The Sixt Lab is part of the Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS) at Umeå University (located in Umeå, Sweden). MIMS is a part of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine and of the Umeå Centre for Microbial Research (UCMR), providing a stimulating, collaborative, and highly international environment with excellent access to modern research facilities. This includes for instance the high-content imaging platforms at the Chemical Biology Consortium Sweden (CBCS) in Umeå. The city Umeå itself combines a rich cultural life with exceptional closeness to nature and is particularly welcoming to internationals.

For more details about the application and how to apply, go to:

https://umu.varbi.com/en/?jobtoken=1f19610b192113df052a7b0467b9662d0204af1fd

Application deadline: 16 August 2021

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Open positions at our sister nodes in the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine

Group leader positions at the Norwegian node, NCMM
NCMM is seeking 2-3 new group leaders in AI/machine learning for human diseases and cell-based approaches. Generous startup package available, along with the opportunity to hold an adjunct part-time position at Oslo University Hospital.

For more information, please go to: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/207523/ncmm-group-leader-positions
Application deadline: 15 September 2021.

Job opportunity at the Finnish sister node, FIMM
Dr. Andrea Ganna is currently seeking a Health Data Scientist/Epidemiologist to work within the PREDICT consortium and develop a robust analytical framework to study the long-term health and economic impact of COVID-19.

For more information, please go to: https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/health-data-scientist-epidemiologist
Application deadline: 1 July 2021

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Postdoc fellowship in cryo-EM structural studies of RNA virus replication

A two-year postdoctoral fellowship is available to conduct structural studies of RNA virus replication in the group of Lars-Anders Carlson at Umeå University, Sweden

It is a collaborative project between three labs in Umeå: lab of Anna Överby Wernstedt, Richard Lundmark and Lars-Anders Carlson, with the postdoc working in the Carlson lab at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Umeå University, Sweden. All three researchers are associated with various departments at Umeå University and with MIMS. 

Short project description

Flaviviruses are a major group of pathogenic positive-sense RNA viruses including e.g. Dengue virus, Zika virus and tick-borne encephalitis virus. To replicate their genomes inside the infected cell, they depend on an elaborate remodelling of host-cell membranes which creates a virus-induced replication organelle on the endoplasmic reticulum membrane.

The deadline for the application is 9 July 2021. Continue reading to see more details and how to apply.

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Emmanuelle Charpentier took the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Emmanuelle has been awarded jointly with Jennifer Doudna the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering the groundbreaking CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. She is a former group leader at MIMS, honorary doctor at Umeå University and former visiting professor at UCMR.

Movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (https://kaw.wallenberg.org/)

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Emmanuelle Charpentier, Alumna at MIMS, Director of the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, Berlin, Germany.

Link to the Emmanuelle Charpentier Lab

Battling antibiotic resistance

movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, with participation of scientists from MIMS and UCMR:
Or watch the original movie on:
https://kaw.wallenberg.org/

Research about infectious diseases:

Oliver Billker in movie of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation:
Or watch the original movie on:
https://kaw.wallenberg.org/

Emmanuelle Charpentier
about her research at MIMS

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