Group leader positions
The Cell Biology department at the Institut Curie (UMR 144 Institut Curie/CNRS) in Paris is inviting applications for group leader positions from outstanding scientists working in basic aspects of cell and tissue biology. Special attention will be given to candidates developing projects related with the mechanisms that govern normal and pathological cell function, structural biology and physics approaches of the cell.
- Genome-wide association study yields variants at 20p12.2 that associate with urinary bladder cancer.
- Membrane trafficking. Nucleoside diphosphate kinases fuel dynamin superfamily proteins with GTP for membrane remodeling.
- Control of MT1-MMP transport by atypical PKC during breast-cancer progression.
- Objective comparison of particle tracking methods.
- A siRNA screen identifies RAD21, EIF3H, CHRAC1 and TANC2 as driver genes within the 8q23, 8q24.3 and 17q23 amplicons in breast cancer with effects on cell growth, survival and transformation.