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3year-POSTDOC + starting grant: EvoDevo in Barcelona (OPEN-CALL)

Posted by , on 31 January 2019

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

3 year-POSTDOC + Starting grant (OPEN-CALL 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 heart and muscle development, tail elongation 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 RNAseq, CRISPR, RNAi, Fluorescent-Microscopy

DEADLINE call: March 4th 2019 (contact for enquiries as soon as possible

REQUIREMENT: to have defended the PhD within the period January 1st 2011 – December 31st 2016

DURATION:  3 years: starting not later than February 2020

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 technical skills for post-doc applications, and official scores for doctoral candidates, all together in ONE single pdf file.

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