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CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AT THE CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF PANCREATIC BETA-CELL DISEASES/DRI-MALAGA. LABORATORY OF REGENERATIVE MEDICINE, IMABIS FOUNDATION, MALAGA, SPAIN

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at the Centre for the Study of Pancreatic Beta-cell Diseases/DRI-Malaga at the Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine of IMABIS Foundation, Malaga, Spain. Our focus is the study of genetics of pancreatic beta-cell diseases, as well as the improvement of survival and function of pancreatic islets to be transplanted by using genetic engineering technology. An overview of our research lines is outlined in:

Cuesta-Muñoz et al. Diabetologia 53, Suppl. 1; 2010.
Sameer Kassem et al. New England Journal of Medicine. 362(14): 1348-1350; 2010.
Barbetti F et al. Molecular Endocrinology, 23(12):1983–1989; 2009.
Cobo-Vuilleumier et al. Diabetes 59 (Suppl. 1): pA96; 2010.

A good background in genetics, molecular and cell biology is required, and experience with diabetes research is considered a plus. This 2-3-year postdoctoral position opens in January 2011 and the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae (including publication list), and the name of 2-3 reference persons to:

Dr. Antonio Luís Cuesta Muñoz MD, PhD
Director
Centre for the Study of Pancreatic Beta-cell Diseases/DRI-Malaga
Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine,
IMABIS Foundation,
Malaga, Spain
alcm@fundacionimabis.org