About the ELMI

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Researcher in Molecular Cell Biology/infection biology, Stockholm University, Sweden

at the Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University. Closing date: 20 April 2020.

The Department of Molecular Biosciences, Wenner-Gren Institute (MBW) conducts experimental basic research in molecular cell biology, intergrative biology and infection and immune biology. The research environment is characterized by modern and advanced methodologies and has a strong international profile. MBW is one of the larger departments of the Faculty of Science at Stockholm University with more than 30 research groups and about 180 employees, of whom 65 are doctoral students. Read more about MBW at www.su.se/mbw.

Project description
The position is based at the Intravital Imaging Facility at Stockholms University (IVMSU) headed by Director Dr. Christiane Peuckert and is also tightly associated with the research group Cell Biology of Nutrient Regulated Gene Expression headed by Professor Per O. Ljungdahl. The aim of the work within IVMSU (60 %) is to develop intravital imaging methodologies, train researchers in intravital imaging and assist in facility management. The aim of the research project carried out in collaboration with the Ljungdahl group (40 %) is to establish intravital imaging methodologies to investigate the pathobiology of Candida albicans using rodent models. 

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