Postdoctoral Researcher, Cork Cancer Research Centre



The Cork Cancer Research Centre (CCRC), is a multi-disciplinary institution which designs and supports scientific programmes in cancer research ( The Centre is a partnership between the Cork University Teaching Hospitals and University College Cork ( CCRC has state-of-the-art facilities at the BioSciences Institute at UCC ( and benefits from interacting teams of scientists and clinicians with track records in cancer research. The centre is interested in recruiting a motivated scientist for the following position:

The research project: Bcr-Abl is an oncogene which is responsible for the development of highly aggressive and drug resistant leukaemia’s in both adults and children. We have previously shown that elevated expression of Bcr-Abl causes the up-regulation of specific genes which may contribute to disease progression. This project will examine the effects of these genes on leukaemia cell biology.

This position is available immediately . Candidates should hold a Ph.D. and have experience in cell biology, molecular biology or related fields. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send CV to Dr. Sharon McKenna:

Closing date:  Friday, 29 June 2007





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