26 August 2012

IGBMC Strasbourg - Graduate student and postdoctoral

Positions available for one postdoctoral researcher and one graduate student  in the field of Allergy and Inflammation

The research group led by Dr. Mei Li/Prof. Pierre Chambon at IGBMC seeks  candidates for one  postdoctoral researcher and one Graduate student and to join  the projects on "Pathogenesis of allergic diseases and cellular and molecular  mechanism of allergic inflammation".

The proposed projects use mouse as modeling system to study 1) cellular and  molecular mechanism in pathogenesis of allergic diseases including asthma and atopic dermatitis; 2) in vivo dissection of
immune cascades driven by epitheliumderived cytokines in allergic inflammation. Techniques include advanced genetic approaches, i.e. conditional knockout;  transgenic; reporter mice; inducible depletion  of specific immune cells, as well as cellular and molecular immunological tools.

The applicant:
-for postdocoral researcher: the applicant should  have PhD degree with good record  of publications. Research experience in the immunology, and cellular & molecular  biology is highly desirable. Experience in mouse work will be a plus.
-for graduate student: the applicant must hold a master degree.

How to apply:
Candidates should email a motivation letter, a CV and contact informaion of three  referees to:
Dr. Mei Li
Directeur de Rechercher au CNRS
Institut de Genetique et de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire
1, rue Laurent Fries
Email: mei@igbmc.fr
Tel: +33 3 88 65 35 71 (Office) / +33 3 88 65 34 68 (Lab)

The laboratory is located in the Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et  Cellulaire
(<http://www.igbmc.fr/>http://www.igbmc.fr/), which is attached to CNRS, INSERM and Université  de Strasbourg, and provides a highly competitive and international research environment with broad range of research and state-of-the-art technological facilities.

Selected references:
Li, M., et al. 2000. Nature 407, 633-636.
Li, M., et al. 2005. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:14795-14800.
Li, M., et al. 2006. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:11736-11741.
Li, M.. et al. 2009 J. Invest. Dermatol. 129, 498-502.
Zhang, Z., et al. 2009. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:1536-1541.
Surjit, M, et al. 2011. Cell 145: 224-241
Leyva-Castillo, JM., et al. 2012 J. Invest.
Dermatol. doi: 10.1038/jid.2012.239.

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