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Postdoc and Research Assistant positions, University of Birmingham, UK

Posted by , on 16 March 2015

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

1x Postdoc and 1x Research Assistant Positions:  Regulation of Cell Death and Cell Growth in Drosophila

One postdoc and one 50% research assistant positions are available in the laboratory of Dr Yun Fan in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Current research in the laboratory is focused on 1) to identify and characterize key regulators of compensatory cell proliferation and tissue homeostasis in response to apoptotic stresses; and 2) to understand how apoptosis susceptibility can be modulated at the cellular level. Our approach is to combine Drosophila genetics with molecular, biochemical and imaging techniques (click here for more details).

Postdoc applicants must have a relevant PhD (or equivalent), while Research Assistant applicants must have a BSc (or equivalent) in Biological Sciences. Experience with genetics, molecular biology, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy and biochemical techniques would be preferred.

These are fixed-term appointments, available for up to 36 months. The posts will be available from 1st June 2015.

Informal enquiries please contact Dr Yun Fan (

Apply online at by searching for job posts 55150 (Postdoc) and 55128 (Research Assistant)

Closing date for applications: 05 April 2015

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