25/02/2021

PhD Position in "Mechanobiology & Signaling Transduction"

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    International Giessen Graduate Centre for the Life Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciencesMedicine
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    11/04/2021 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Giessen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The longstanding interest of orthodontic laboratory uses molecular, cellular, genetic and genomic approaches to investigate cell signaling during orthodontic tooth movement. We mainly focus on the interaction among osteoblasts, osteoclasts, periodontal ligament fibroblasts and cementoblasts, and we are exploiting these microenvironments to mimic orthodontic tooth movement. With these systems we are able to explore cell/rat/human biology and the regulation of alveolar bone homeostasis to address the underlying mechanisms during remodeling.

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Additional comments

The Mechanobiology & Signaling Transduction Laboratory is headed by Prof. Dr. Sabine Ruf and Dr. Sabine Groeger. Main research topics are force-cell transduction in orthodontic tooth movement, proteomics and genetics of cementum remodeling, and rat experiments. Our laboratory aims for excellence in research and makes all efforts to publish its work in top scientific and medical journals. Training of young scientists is also a key aspect of our laboratory, with a very successful history.

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

The applicants must have a master degree and a proof of a proficiency in English (B2 or equivalent) which are pre-requisites for a successful admission to the GGL (Giessen Graduate Centre for the Life Sciences) and the PhD program of the Faculty of Medicine (3 years). We seek highly motivated young applicants who can work cooperatively. Your previous research topic could be medicine, chemistry, veterinary medicine, biology and dentistry. These projects involve the use of genetically engineered rats, cell and molecular biology as well as culture of primary cells and cell lines. Commensurate with experience, first author publication(s) in top-tier bone and/or cell and molecular biology journals, expertise in signal transduction analysis will be considered beneficial but not a requirement. Western blot analysis and PCR data analysis, specifically bulk and single cell RNA-seq, will be considered beneficial but not a requirement.

Specific Requirements

PhD program is tuition-free, the applicant must have a scholarship to cover the personal living expenses.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
The Mechanobiology & Signaling Transduction Laboratory at JLU Giessen
Germany
Giessen

EURAXESS offer ID: 609768

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