Postdoctoral position

Bruno Arca' b.Arca at CASPUR.IT
Fri Jan 16 14:25:27 EST 1998


POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ROME, INSTITUTE OF 
PARASITOLOGY

A postdoctoral position for a scientist from one of the EU-member 
states (excluding Italy) is available in the laboratory of Prof. Mario 
Coluzzi (Istituto di Parassitologia, Universita' di Roma "La 
Sapienza") to isolate and characterize cDNAs coding for receptors and 
secreted molecules from the salivary glands of the malaria vector 
Anopheles gambiae.

The project is part of a TMR research network on "Insect-parasite 
interactions: molecular aspects of infection and immunity in Diptera" 
(additional info can be found at WWW site 
http://konops.imbb.forth.gr/TMR/) The network includes the following 
partner laboratories: Fotis Kafatos (EMBL, Heidelberg), Mario Coluzzi 
(Ist. Parassitologia, Rome), Andrea Crisanti (Imperial College, 
London), Jules Hoffmann (CNRS, Strasbourg), Kitsos Louis (IMBB, 
Heraklion) and Bob Sinden (Imperial College, London).

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent experience and a strong 
background in molecular biology. Experience in molecular entomology 
and/or biology of disease vectors would be an advantage. The position 
is available for 2 years starting as soon as possible.

Applications (including a CV and two letters of recommendation to be 
sent directly) should be sent to:
Dr. Bruno Arca', Istituto di Parassitologia - Universita' di Roma "La 
Sapienza", P.le Aldo Moro 5, 00185  Roma - Italy. Fax: +39-6-4991-4644 
/ E-mail: b.Arca at Caspur.it



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