Position for PhD student to investigate the role of nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (NMD) in cancer

Posted on November 15,

The Mühlemann laboratory at the University of Bern, Switzerland (https://muehlemann.dcbp.unibe.ch/) has an opening for a new PhD student (fully funded position for 4 years). The laboratory is associated with the Swiss national research center for RNA & Disease (http://www.nccr-rna-and-disease.ch) and the starting date is March 1, 2022, or upon mutual agreement.

We are looking for a top motivated, team-oriented young scientist with a sound theoretical and practical background in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology and with a passion for RNA biology. Basic skills in bioinformatics would be a plus. We offer the opportunity to work in a scientifically thriving environment and to develop an internationally competitive research project revolving around the role of NMD in cancer. The successful candidate will join the RNA biology Ph.D. program (https://nccr-rna-and-disease.ch/education/phd-program/).

Interested candidates must have a MSc degree and should send their application, consisting of a motivation letter, a CV, and the contact details of three previous advisors/mentors, as a single pdf to [email protected] until December 26, 2021.