PhD Student

Laboratory of Zebrafish Developmental Genomics & Laboratory of Structural Biology

The Laboratory of Zebrafish Developmental Genomics headed by Cecilia L. Winata and the Laboratory of Structural Biology headed by Matthias Bochtler at the International Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw jointly invite application from motivated and talented individuals for a either a student or research technician position. The selected candidate will be working on a project to develop new CRISPR technology for RNA targeting in the zebrafish (Danio rerio) model organism (see

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree (or Masters?) in biology or biochemistry, or related subject and should have previous laboratory experience in basic Biochemistry and Molecular biology techniques. Additionally, candidate should be able to communicate fluently in English. The position will be guaranteed for 1 year. Candidates who are seriously considering PhD studies will be preferred and will have the possibility to continue working on the project as a PhD student after the period of 1 year (subject to review by the lab leaders).

We offer the chance to work in a team of young and friendly scientists with interests in biochemistry, developmental biology, and CRISPR technology. Please forward your complete application including a CV, a motivation letter, university scores, and the contact of at least one referee to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line “CRISPR knockdown”. Application deadline is April 30th. Only selected candidates will be invited for an interview. The position is open immediately. The selected candidate can start at his or her earliest convenience.

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