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3year-POSTDOC + Starting grant CALL: EvoDevoGenomics in Barcelona:

Posted by , on 9 December 2019

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

3 year-POSTDOC + Starting grant (OPENING-SOON BEATRIU de PINOS program) to join our lab on EvoDevoGenomics in BARCELONA

We are seeking candidates to join our lab to study our favorite chordate model Oikopleura dioica, in which we are currently interested in chordate development, specially heart and muscle, and the impact of gene loss on the evolution of gene regulatory signalling networks. Click here for a tour “A day in our lab” posted in The Node

We have also engaged a new EcoEvoDevo line investigating if the developmental mechanisms of marine embryos are ready to respond to climate change, including biotoxins derived from algal blooms. Click here for a tour on this new EcoEvoDevo adventure.

Our approaches include single-cell RNAseq, Embryo microinjection, RNAi, Confocal-Microscopy, Bioinformatics and soon CRISPR

DEADLINE call: February 3rd 2020 (contact for enquiries as soon as possible

REQUIREMENT: to have defended the PhD within the period January 1st 2012 – December 31st 2017; 2-years of postdoctoral experience; less than 12 months living in Spain the last 3 years.

DURATION:  3 years: starting not later than February 2021 (to be confirmed)

FUNDING: 132.300€ total gross salary for 3 years + 12.000€ research funds

CONTACT: Interested candidates, please send an email to Cristian Cañestro (, including a brief letter of interest, a brief CV, including list of publications with their impact and quartile, and technical skills (specially those related with our approaches) all together in ONE single pdf file.

More info please visit our web:

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