You are here: Home / Contact Us / Career Opportunities / 19/02/2020 Post-doctoral position in Sorrentino's Group

19/02/2020 Post-doctoral position in Sorrentino's Group

Postdoctoral Position in inherited neurodegenerative disorders at TIGEM -Telethon institute of Genetics and Medicine of Pozzuoli 

 

 

A Postdoctoral position in the research group of Dr. Nicolina Cristina Sorrentino at TIGEM is available -Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine of Pozzuoli. The candidate will work on an exciting project focused on the development of new gene and drug therapy protocols for the treatment of systemic and neurodegenerative pathology in a mouse model of a very severe Lysosomal Storage Disorder, Mucopolysaccharidoses type IIIA (MPS-IIIA). 

 

We are seeking highly motivated Postdocs with demonstrated potential for creativity, with the ability to conduct their independent, self-directed, cutting-edge research in collaborative environment. In addition to leading his/her own project, the applicant will have the opportunity to contribute to other projects in the lab and to develop and participate in external collaborations. 

 

 

Basic Qualifications

 

Biological/Biotechnology degree 

PhD in a related-relevant field

 

Good Track record in Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy fields and experience in handling and working with mouse models.

 

Good English oral and written skills are a must.

 

Good communication skills and the capability to work in team.

 

Additional Qualifications

The candidate should have hands-on experiencein molecular, biochemical and immunohistochemical techniques.

 

The candidate should have good knowledge and experience in immunofluorescence microscopy and also cells cultures. 

 

 

Applications & Contact

Short motivation letter and CV should be addressed to Dr. Nicolina Cristina Sorrentino (mail:

 

Reference literature

Sorrentino NC et al., Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev. 2019doi: 10.1016/j.omtm.2019.10.009.

Sorrentino NC et al., Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2016. Suppl 1:630-8. Review.

Sorrentino NC et al., EMBO Mol Med. 2013.  doi: 10.1002/emmm.201202083.