Phd research position in the department of Department of Biological Chemistry
We study the mechanism of mammalian error-prone DNA repair (TLS), which despite being mutagenic, provides protection against genomic instability and cancer. In addition, we study the role of DNA repair in human cancer.
Phd Research position in the department of Department of Biological Chemistry at Weizmann institute of Science in the group of Zvi Livneh for 5 years. Projects in our laboratory: (1) Principles of operation of mammalian error-prone DNA repair. (2) Screening for novel genes involved in mammalian DNA damage tolerance. (3) Genome-wide analysis of mammalian error-prone DNA repair. (4) Effect of nuclear architecture on DNA damage tolerance in mammalian cells. (5) DNA repair in risk assessment and early detection of cancer. (6) Mechanisms and regulation of DNA repair in stem cells.
Nr of positions available : 1
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|Degree||BSc or MSc|
|Degree Field||Biological sciences|
|Main Research Field||Biological sciences|
|Years of Research Experience||1|
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