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Cris Research Post-Doc Talent Programme Call - Edition 2021

Deadline for applications: 21st May 2021
Call closed

Open call for Postdoctoral Candidates to apply for 2021 Cris contra el Cancer - PostDoc Talent

IRB Barcelona is a world-class research centre devoted to understanding fundamental questions about human health and disease. It was founded in October 2005 by the Government of Catalonia (Generalitat de Catalunya) and the University of Barcelona (UB), and is located at the Barcelona Science Park (Parc Científic de Barcelona). The Institute’s missions include conducting multidisciplinary research of excellence at the unique interface between biology, chemistry and medicine, providing high-level training in the biomedical sciences to staff, students and visitors, driving innovation through active technology transfer to the benefit of society, and actively participating in an open dialogue with the public through a series of engagement and education activities.


Please confirm your eligibility for this call before applying.

  • PhD obtained between 4 and 8 years before the year of the publication of the call (2021).
  • To have at least 5 papers published, 2 of them as first author, in Q1 scientific journals.
  • To have spent at least 12 months abroad.
  • More info at: Cris contra el Cancer – Postdoc Talent 2021

How to apply

Postdoctoral Fellows to apply for 2021 Cris contra el Cancer – PostDoc Talent in the referenced labs hereunder:

  • Aging and Metabolism:
    • Gene Translation
      PI: Lluís Ribas
      Keywords: Pancreatic cancer, Oncolytic viral therapy, Engineered transfer RNAs, Mistranslation.
    • Stem Cells and Cancer
      PI: Salvador Aznar
      Keywords: metastasis, dietary fatty acids, epigenetic memory, cachexia, therapy.
  • Mechanism of Diseases:
    • Comparative Genomics
      PI: Toni Gabaldón
      Keywords: Colorectal cancer, Microbiota and cancer, Role of long-noncoding-RNAs in cancer.
  • Cancer Science:
    • Biomedical Genomics
      PI: Nuria López-Bigas
      Keywords: Cancer genomics, Mutational Processes, Cancer Driver Genes, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics.
    • Signalling and Cell Cycle
      PI: Angel Nebreda
      Keywords: signaling network, stress response, cancer cell fitness, chemotherapy resistance, tumor microenvironment, targeted therapy.

Applicants for the above opening should contact directly to the laboratory PI.

Selection procedure

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their CV and experience.