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Postdoctoral Fellow | University of Toronto

The applicant will join a vibrant group studying epigenetic impacts of early life adversity in human birth cohorts and animal models. The position will offer opportunities to collaborate in active research projects within the Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, local hospital research centers and US Center for Disease Control. As well, the candidate will join a large national network of scientists studying epigenomics and the developmental origins of health and disease. State of the art experimental approaches will include genome-wide DNA methylation sequencing and transcriptomics. Applicants with research experience in genomics and/or computational approaches in epigenetics, neuroscience, molecular biology, or immunology are encouraged to apply. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This is a fully funded position with health benefits.

Location: Toronto, ON

Lab: McGowan Lab

Posted: 2017-08-16

Closing date: not stated

Contact: Apply through website linked above

PhD Student | University of Calgary

The Gallo lab is looking for a motivated PhD student to do single cell genomics and epigenomics in preclinical models of glioblastoma multiforme.

Location: Calgary, AB

Lab: Gallo Lab

Posted: 2017-07-19

Closing date: not stated


Postdoctoral Position in Ubiquitin Structural Biology | Structural Genomics Consortium - Toronto

The Tong lab at the Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) of the University of Toronto is seeking a talented and self-motivated PhD scientist to study the structure, function and mechanism of deubiquitinases (DUBs), with a focus on the role of DUBs in stress response and gene regulation. The successful candidate will utilize the high-throughput structural biology (HTSB) platform and biochemical/biophysical techniques to study the activity and regulatory mechanisms of these enzymes. S/he is expected to make primary contributions to publications in high quality peer-reviewed journals.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in biochemistry with practical experience in protein purification and good written and verbal English skills along with a strong work ethic and enthusiasm for scientific research. 0-2 years postdoctoral experience is preferred. Experience in protein purification using FPLC system is a must; experience in enzymology, X-ray crystallography or cryo-EM considered an asset.

Location: Toronto, ON

Lab: Tong Lab

Posted: 2017-07-12

Closing date: 2017-08-11