PhD Position @ CHUV (01/2018)
Starting date : March 2018 or later
Duration : 3-4 years
Institute : Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Neuroscience Research Center (CRN)
A PhD position financed by a E-rare grant, is available at the Laboratory of Neurotherapies and Neuromodulation, CHUV, Lausanne (http://www.unil.ch/lcmn). The candidate will be part of a gene therapy program for Huntington’s disease (HD). The main objective of the present project is to develop and validate, in vitro and in rodent models of HD, a gene repair strategy of the mutant huntingtin (Htt) using CRISPR/Cas9 system and viral vectors (Merienne et al. 2017 Cell Reports).
Enquiries and/or applications (Curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests) should be sent by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Nicole Déglon
Laboratoires des Neurothérapies et NeuroModulation