Master Thesis with the subject “Lipid analytics of pediatric tumors” (39h/week)

Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum

Germany

October 1, 2021

Description

Position:Master Thesis with the subject “Lipid analytics of

pediatric tumors” (39h/week)

Department: Lipid Pathobiochemistry

Code number: 2021-0297

The German Cancer Research Center is the largest biomedical research institution in Germany. With more than 3,000 employees, we operate an extensive scientific program in the field of cancer research.

Job description:

We offer a master thesis embedded into the cooperative project “Membrane Proteins and Lipids as Targets for Immunotherapy in Pediatric Patients”, which is funded in the context of HI-TRON (Helmholtz Institute for Translational Oncology Mainz, a Helmholtz-Institute of the German Cancer Research Center). A description of the project can be found at https: // hi-tron.dkfz.de/ going to the section “Kick Start Seed Funding Programm” by clicking on the associated “READ MORE".

The thesis subject would include validation of an in lab-improved Ultra- Performance Liquid Chromatography-coupled Tandem Mass Spectrometry (UPLC- MS/MS) method in parallel to Immune Overlay-High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography to quantify gangliosides as well as their application on pediatric tumor samples and primary tumor cell lines. Obtained results shall be summarized within a master thesis and part of scientific publications.

Requirements:

  • A completed bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, biological chemistry or biochemistry
  • Matriculation at a university (course of study: chemistry, biology, biological chemistry, or biochemistry)
  • Fluent English
  • Strong interest in tumor biology and analytical methods
  • Independent work
  • We offer:

  • Interesting, versatile workplace
  • International, attractive working environment
  • Campus with modern state-of-the-art infrastructure
  • Access to international research networks
  • Flexible working hours
  • Comprehensive further training program
  • Earliest Possible Start Date: as soon as possible

    Duration: The position is limited to 6 months. ​​

    Application Deadline: 01.10.2021

    Contact:

    Dr. Roger Sandhoff Phone +49 (0)6221/42-1424

    Please note that we do not accept applications submitted via email.

    The DKFZ is committed to increase the proportion of women in all areas and positions in which women are underrepresented. Qualified female applicants are therefore particularly encouraged to apply.

    Among candidates of equal aptitude and qualifications, a person with disabilities will be given preference.

    To apply for a position please use our online application portal (https: // www. dkfz.de/en/stellenangebote/index.php).

    We ask for your understanding that we cannot return application documents that are sent to us by post (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Personalabteilung, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg) and that we do not accept applications submitted via email. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    Similar Jobs

    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum

    Germany Sep 9, 2021

    Add to favorites Read more...

    Postdoctoral Fellow in Immunology

    Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in Immunology extensive scientific program in the field of cancer research. The research goal of the Division of T Cell Metabolism is to develop new projects aimed at scientific questions in the...

    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum

    Germany Sep 9, 2021

    Add to favorites Read more...

    Technical Assistant (TA)

    Position: Technical Assistant (TA) extensive scientific program in the field of cancer research. As a technical assistant in the lab of Dr. Cui in Mainz you will be part of an Performing experiments (e.g. injecting...

    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum

    Germany Sep 9, 2021

    Add to favorites Read more...

    PhD Student in Molecular Biology

    Position: PhD Student in Molecular Biology the amino acid asparagine, resulting in a very effective combined treatment of exploit metabolic vulnerabilities related to amino acids one needs to overcome the major obstacle of identifying which...