Technician position

The Functional Cancer Genomics group directed by Prof. J.P. Theurillat at the Institute of Oncology Research in Bellinzona, Switzerland is seeking a part- or full-time technician in cancer research. The successful candidate will work as part of an international team that is dedicated to understanding how new driver alterations culled from cancer genome characterization studies promote tumorigenesis, and how gathered insights can be exploited to develop precision medicines. The position offers e...
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Circulating plasma extracellular vesicles give new insights for monitoring and managing disease progression in prostate cancer patients

The Prostate Cancer Biology group, led by Dr. Giuseppina Carbone, of the Institute of Oncology Research has discovered in circulating plasma extracellular vesicles a novel biomarker that is associated with aggressive prostate cancer. The study by Albino et al. is published in Communications Biology and is available at https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-020-01642-5. The work is a collaborative effort involving many researchers at the IOR and at research centers in Ticino (IOSI, EOC), Italy (Universi...
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Bioinformatics PhD-student position in Experimental Hematology

The Experimental Hematology group at the Institute of Oncology Research (IOR) in Bellinzona, Switzerland, headed by Dr. Davide Rossi, is seeking a PHD-STUDENT for the data analysis of B-cell tumors. The candidate must be highly motivated with a personal interest in translational studies. The ideal candidate must possess a MSc or equivalent degree and bioinformatic experience in: Analysis of targeted resequencing, Whole Exon/Genome Sequencing and RNA-Seq experiments. Knowledge of epigenom...
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GRANT OFFICER POSITION AT THE INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN BIOMEDICINE AND INSTITUTE OF ONCOLOGY RESEARCH, IN BELLINZONA, SWITZERLAND

The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB, www.irb.usi.ch) and the Institute of Oncology Research (IOR, www.ior.usi.ch), are seeking a Grant Officer to help support their research activities. The candidate is an individual with broad scientific interests and a background in either cancer biology, immunology, cell biology, microbiology or computational sciences. She/he will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a dynamic team. Other requirements include: PhD deg...
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EPFL, SUPSI and IOR receive a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNFS) grant within the NRP 78 “Covid-19” programme to develop a microfluidics device to detect SARS-CoV-2 virus

The project “Development of a microfluidic platform for real-time detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus based on multifunctional silica membrane biosensors” (MicroCoVSens) aims to realize a portable device for real-time detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus from saliva samples through minimal reagents consumption, without preparation requirements, at hand of non-specialist personnel. The group headed by Prof. Bertoni at IOR will be involved in the identification of the RNA sequences of SARS-CoV-2 on which to bu...
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