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PhD position in Epigenetics

 Institute of Molecular Biology and Tumour Research (IMT)  Marburg
The Institute of Molecular Biology and Tumorbiology located in Marburg is inviting applications for a PhD student position in the field of epigenetics and stem cell biology. The aim of the Mermoud lab is to understand how chromatin based mechanisms steer cells towards a particular fate and preserve the correct proliferation status in mammals.
 
Our laboratory research focuses on how chromatin remodeling enzymes and epigenetic regulators control gene expression programs in embryonic stem cells and differentiated cells. We use various experimental approaches including - Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, CRISPR, genome wide chromatin analysis including nucleosome mapping. We are part of a funding network called SFB TRR81 and seek enthusiastic, highly motivated candidates that are able to work both independently and in collaborative manner.  Practical experience using bioinformatics methods to analyse genomic and transcriptomic data, such as ChIP-seq and RNA-seq are essential for this project.
 
 
Requirements: A Master Degree or Diplom in Biochemistry, Cell biology, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics (or similar subjects) and a research background - previous experience is essential. The successful candidate must have good communication, organizational, and writing skills.

To apply: The position will be available immediately. Applicants should send a statement of interest, a full CV and the name and address of references assembled into one document to mermoud@imt.uni-Marburg.de by the 17th of October 2016.
 
 
 
How to apply:
Applicants should send a statement of interest, a full CV and the name and address of references assembled into one document to mermoud@imt.uni-Marburg.de by the 17th of October 2016.
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Dr J . Mermoud
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