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PhD Student - Télévie project: “Long non-coding RNAs in Glioblastoma"

We are seeking a Phd Student to contribute to the Télévie project: “Long non-coding RNAs in Glioblastoma” within the NorLux Neuro-Oncology Laboratory of the LIH. The successfull candidate will investigate the function of two long non-coding RNAs and evaluate their potential as therapeutic targets to counteract tumour resistance to therapy. The project will involve a collaboration with the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Edinburgh (UK). The student will be enrolled at the doctoral school of the University of Luxembourg.

Key Accountabilities
  • Perform laboratory techniques that include: cell proliferation, cytotoxic assays, RNA quantification, microscopy, RNA/protein immunoprecipitation 
  • Participate in laboratory activities, including seminars and interactions with other teams. 
  • Participation in trainings and conferences 
  • Scientific writing (reports, articles and thesis)
Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • Master degree in Molecular or Cellular Biology
  • Knowledge in Oncology and/or Epigenetics/RNA biology
  • Experience in Chromatin and/or genome editing technologies is an asset
  • Rigor, motivation, curiosity, oral and written communication skills, ability to work with others
  • Language skills: English fluency (written and oral, working language)


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Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Working place
1526 Luxembourg
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Healthcare & Public Health