Postdoctoral and PhD student positions in Aging and Neurodegeneration in C. elegans: Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Aurora Pujol group is actively exploring strategies for treatment of X-adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD), a peroxisome biogenesis disorder. They have recently established C. elegans model of X-ALD

1 Post-Doctoral position (2 years with tenure-track possibilities)
Eligibility - Ph.D. or MD. PhD for less than two years. Experience in molecular genetics, cellular and molecular biology or biochemistry appreciated. Previous work with C.elegans is a plus.

1 PhD position
Eligibility - in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or Medical Sciences with excellent academic qualifications

Dr. Aurora Pujol
Lab Website
Link to Pubmed Articles by Dr. Pujol

Source Link - http://www.thesciencejobs.com/jobs/biology/cell-biology/18214
PhD Position (limited to European/UK students only)
Peroxisome Function and Lipid-Toxicity of Pancreatic Beta-Cells to Saturated Fats.
Prof. Mark Walker
Professor of Molecular Diabetic Medicine
Faculty of Medical Sciences Graduate School
Newcastle University
Details on www.findaphd.com
Postdoctoral Position in peroxisome biogenesis and turnover
Group - Prof.  Dr. Suresh Subramani
UCSD, La Jolla, CA, USA
Eligibility - Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, strong background in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry using yeast or mammalian systems.
Topic - Genetics, Cell biology and Biochemistry of peroxisomal protein import, peroxisome biogenesis and peroxisome turnover by autophagy.
PhD Position
Group of Prof Alison Baker
Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds
Project overview - Characterizing biological effects of small molecule inhibitors of peroxisome motility using arabidopsis plant model.
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Post-doctoral research position in "Organelle Cross-talk and Disease"
For a period of 3 years (initially 1 year)
description - Identification and characterization of novel, potentially disease-related peroxisomal and mitochondrial proteins.

Prof. Dr. Michael Schrader
Lab website
Centre for Cell Biology
University of Aveiro
Aveiro, Portugal
Contact - mschrader@ua.pt