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Job Type: Wissenschaftliche Jobausschreibungen

Master Thesis in Translational Cancer Research

Cancer Research, Molecular and Cell Biology, Precision Medicine
Center for Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna
Closing Date


We are looking for highly motivated and curiosity-driven master students to join our lab for one year.


The students will apply cutting-edge tools (e.g. CRISPR, in vivo work with genetically engineered cancer models, transcriptomics, FACS, high-throughput automated live cell imaging and others) to explore targets for combination therapies in lung cancer and leukemia. The projects will involve gene/drug screens in culture and in vivo followed by the validation and mechanistic characterization of identified candidates.


Additional information:


Key publications:

Uras et al. (Blood 2019); Uras et al. (Blood 2016)


We offer:

• a challenging topic at the cutting edge of cancer research

• weekly lab meetings and journal clubs

• a stimulating and dynamic scientific environment with individual supervision

• financial support according to the guidelines of the FWF


The succesful candidates should:

• Be exceptionally motivated and talented

• Have B.Sc. in the field of molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, biotechnology, biochemistry or equivalent

• Previous experience in cell culture and basic molecular biology techniques is a plus


Please send your application including a motivation letter and CV with references to iris.urasjodl(at) until October 31st, 2022.


Main contact
Name: Iris Uras

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