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Postdoctoral scholarship: Identification of functional roles of protein phase separation in aging

News: Jul 29, 2019

Project name: "Identification of functional roles of protein phase separation in aging"

Dnr: GU 2019/1934

Scholarship period: The scholarship covers a period of 24 months.

Preliminary start date: 2019-09-30

Supervisor/contact person: Beidong Liu, 031-7862584, e-mail: beidong.liu@cmb.gu.se

* To be eligible for a post-doc scholarship at the recipient must hold a PhD degree or equivalent education experience within a relevant field. The applicant must not have been employed at University of Gothenburg in the past two years.
* Experience and knowledge required:
Plasmid extraction, transformation; mRNA extraction, primer designing, and real-time polymerase chain reaction; Purification of recombinant protein; Western blotting; Immuno-fluorescence staining; Microscopy imaging; Cell culture. Education and work experience in Microbiology is a merit.

Written application, including reference number, is to be sent via e-mail to the supervisor and must include the following:
* CV
* Personal letter stating the reasons why the study suits the applicant (maximum one page)
* List of publications
* References (2)

Application deadline: 2019-09-01

The group’ major publications:
- Life-span extension by a metacaspase in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Sandra Malmgren Hill, Xinxin Hao, Beidong Liu, Thomas Nyström Science, 2014
- Segregation of protein aggregates involves actin and the polarity machinery. Beidong Liu, Lisa C Larsson, Vanessa Franssens, Xinxin Hao, Sandra Malmgren Hill et al. Cell, 2011
- The Polarisome Is Required for Segregation and Retrograde Transport of Protein Aggregates Beidong Liu, Lisa C Larsson, Antonio Caballero, Xinxin Hao, David Öling et al. Cell, 2010

Information regarding scholarships:
* Scholarships do not give rise to sickness benefits, compensation from the Social Insurance Office or retirement pension.
* Scholarships are tax-free
* A scholarship holder cannot be hired after the scholarship period due to tax reasons.

BY: Katleen Burm

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