2 PhD student positions in molecular parasitology, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

Laboratory of Trypanosomatid Biology, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic invites enthusiastic highly motivated students with a strong background in molecular biology or biochemistry to apply for two PhD positions starting from September, 2021. The projects will address the role of host factors governing dsRNA viral maintenance in Leishmania guyanensis and RNA editing in non-model trypanosomatids.

Requirement: fluent English, advanced molecular biology skills (DNA, RNA, protein analyses, genome manipulations). Basic bio-computing experience (e.g. genome and transcriptome analysis) is advantageous.

Recent publication:

  1. Gerasimov et al, 2021 Nucl. Acids Res. doi:10.1093/nar/gkab114
  2. Gerasimov et al, 2018 Nucl. Acids Res. doi:10.1093/nar/gkx1202
  3. Grybchuk et al, 2018 Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA doi:10.1073/pnas.1717806115

Laboratory of Trypanosomatid Biology is well equipped and provides excellent conditions for research. The successful candidate will work in an international team of friendly and talented people. For more information visit the lab web page at http://www1.osu.cz/~yurchenko/
How to apply:
Please send your Resume, Motivation letter, names and contact information of potential referees to Prof. Vyacheslav Yurchenko, Ph.D. by April 15th, 2021. E-mail: vyacheslav.yurchenko@osu.cz