HuGeF is seeking junior and experienced post-docs with a high-level track record in the fields of interest of the Foundation and eligible to apply for Marie Sklodowska Curie fellowships.
HuGeF will support the selected candidates throughout their application to the EU. HuGeF will offer Marie Curie Fellows to join one of the existing groups for the duration of the fellowship and provide full access to its scientific and administrative resources. To senior Marie Curie Fellows with a particularly strong track record, HuGeF will offer the possibility to create their own research group and will provide additional support to be negotiated.
Interested candidates should send a full curriculum vitae and a description of the project (maximum two pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 18, 2014. see Call
HuGeF is seeking a senior post-doc with a PhD in Biotechnology, Molecular Medicine or in a related discipline for a one-year contract to work on a project focusing on mechanisms regulating chemotactic migration of cells - see CALL 2014-SICB-02
HuGeF is seeking a post-doc with a PhD in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Computer Science or in a related discipline for a two-year contract to work on a project focusing on the analysis of genomic and epigenomic data from epidemiological studies on cancer - see CALL 2014-MGE-01
New publication of the Immunogenetics Unit
A paper from the Immunogenetics Unit demonstrates that the enzymatic activities of the surface molecule CD38 regulate growth and trafficking of chronic lymphocytic leukemia B cells (CLL), paving the way for its therapeutic targeting more
Epidemics evolution and social networks
The application of models from theoretical physics to the study of epidemics of infectious diseases may provide valuable informations on the characteristics of the disease and its transmission. HuGeF's group on Statistical Inference and Computational Biology coordinated by Riccardo Zecchina in collaboration with the Politecnico di Torino has published in a top journal for physical sciences (Physical Reviews Letters) an important study on this topic.
Sardinia: an island, a continent
A new paper recently published in PLoS ONE, that stemmed from a collaboration between HuGeF (Group on Genomic Variability in Human Populations and Complex Diseases), the Department of Medical Sciences (University of Turin) and the University of Sassari, reveals some important characteristics of the genome of Sardinians.