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22/07/2020 Post Doctoral position available in Tigem Translational Unit

We are seeking a highly motivated young scientist to join the Translational Unit, under the supervision of Dr. Nunzia Pastore ,starting October 2020.

The candidate will be part of an exciting research project focused on the study of the liver pathology associated with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency with particular focus on cell differentiation and neoplastic transformation. 


  • Doctoral degree in molecular biology, biochemistry or a related discipline or be currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral degree program and schedule to complete all requirement prior to the start of the program.    
  • Highly motivated, detail-oriented with hands-on experience in various molecular biology, protein chemistry, cell biology, and immunohistochemistry techniques.
  • Experience in handling and maintenance of mouse model colonies is mandatory.  
  • Prior experience on liver studies would be a plus.
  • Ability in the design, performance and interpretation of research results. 
  • Excellent skills in English communication and writing.
  • The candidate is expected to play an active and collaborative role in the lab and in the institute.


Application and contact

Applicant should send a CV, a motivation letter and reference letters to Dr. Nunzia Pastore, PhD, email:


Reference literature:

Pastore et al, Nat Commun. 2020 doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-16300-x.

Pastore N et al, EMBO J 2019 doi: 10.15252/embj.2018101347.

Pastore N et al, EMBO Mol Med doi: 10.15252/emmm.201607204.

Pastore N et al, Hepatology 2017 doi: 10.1002/hep.29035. Epub 2017 Apr 10.