PhD-Position available

 Medizinische Hochschule Hannover  Hannover
The Hannover Medical School, the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology is currently offering a position for a PHD Student for a research project funded by the Else Kröner-Fresenius Stiftung.
We utilize novel and genetically highly flexible mouse models (Saborowski et al. PNAS 2013; Saborowski et al. Genes and Development 2014), to elucidate the role of potential cancer genes during tumor initiation and maintenance of pancreaticobiliary cancers and to assess the potential therapeutic implications of candidate drug targets (Saborowski, Davare et al. PNAS 2013). These technologies facilitate a rapid evaluation of defined genetic alterations using regulatable RNAinterference technology or CRISPRs in live mice and are combined with unbiased in vitro shRNA screening approaches (Saborowski, Lito et al. Cancer Cell 2014).
The successful candidate is expected to hold a master’s degree/diploma in molecular biology, biochemistry, biology or a related field, is highly motivated and willing to work in a competitive research field as a member of an international and multidisciplinary team. The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology (Director: Prof. Dr. med. Michael P. Manns) offers a unique research environment in the field of gastrointestinal diseases, cancer biology, infection biology and tumor immunology, excellent state-of-the-art equipment, a stimulating scientific community and intensive training of scientific and personal skills. Further information about the department can be found on our website: For questions regarding the offered PhD position, please contact Dr. Anna Saborowski at: Initial contract for 3 years, TV-L E13 (65 %). Equal opportunities are part of our personnel policy – qualified women are especially invited to apply. Qualified applicants with a disability will be given preference. Please send your application with a cover letter outlining briefly your research experience, motivation for the position and your scientific interests within the context of the announced research topic and a complete curriculum vitae including a list of publications and academic references (if available) by regular mail or e-mail until 31.03.2016 to: Hannover Medical School Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology Dr. Anna Saborowski Carl Neuberg-Str. 1, 30625 Hannover E-Mail:

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Dr. Anna Saborowski
Hannover Medical School Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology  Carl Neuberg-Str. 1
30625 Hannover
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