An industry-focused research position is now available at DESTINA Genomica S.L. If you are interested to contribute with your research to discover novel biomarkers for colorectal cancer and develop novel liquid biopsy technologies, go and check out our outstanding DC6 project position to undertake your industrial PhD in! The doctoral candidate (DC) position is part of the MSCA Doctoral Network ColoMARK program (MSCA-DN-2021-101072448).
Title of the DC6 project is Development of dynamic chemistry labelling assays to quantify circulating small non-coding RNAs directly from body fluids for the early detection of Colorectal Cancer.
Academic qualifications requested MSc in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology (or similar, depending on the country).
Comprehensive organic and solid-phase synthesis and coupling reactions.
Knowledge on molecular biology techniques (qPCR, NGS, Microarrays).
Basic knowledge on RNA biology especially on sncRNAs and interest in liquid biopsy.
English language proficiency is required.
Organic chemistry laboratory experiments. Previous experience with design and synthesis of small molecules, peptides and/or ideally peptide nucleic acids (PNAs). Knowledge/work with RNA analysis, molecular biology techniques and nucleic acid testing (NAT)
The candidate will be enrolled in a doctoral programme at the University of Granada.
The application must be submitted to email@example.com.
For further info on the position, please contact Dr. Salvatore Pernagallo (firstname.lastname@example.org) and follow this link for further information