Postdoctoral fellows

Monday, 15 May 2017
Monday, 15 May 2017
The Molecular Oncology group directed by Prof. Alimonti at the University of Padova-V.I.M.M. is seeking two Postdoctoral fellows.
Alimonti lab is interested in understanding how the tumor immune response regulates senescence activation or evasion in cancer. A major focus of the lab is the development of immunotherapeutic strategies for the clinic. We are looking for highly motivated researchers with a PhD or equivalent degree. Applicants with a strong background in senescence, signaling in cancer and tumor immunology are encouraged to apply. We offer excellent working conditions: a 
competitive salary, state-of-the art facilities and direct access to clinically relevant human samples from patients enrolled in international trials in prostate cancer.
Specific projects include:
1. Screening and optimization of pro-senescence and senolytic compounds for cancer therapy
2. Characterization of the role of the innate and adaptive immunity in senescent tumors
3. Generation of new mouse model for prostate cancer
Candidate requirements
•Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D. (already obtained or soon to be)
•At least one first author publication in a relevant journal
•Highly motivated person with strong interest in research
•Experience using mouse models and/or generation of mouse model is highly desirable.
For inquiry regarding this job please contact Monica Montopoli via E-mail:
Complete applications, inclusive of curriculum vitae, two references, and short description of previous training and work experiences should be sent by mail or email to the following address:
Our selected recent publications:
Di Mitri et al. Nature, 2014
Revandkar Nature Communications 2016
Khalatur et al. Nature Communications, 2015
Toso et al. Cell Reports, 2014
Alajati et al. Cell Reports, 2015
Alimonti et al. Nature Genet, 2010


Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D. (already obtained or soon to be)
contact Monica Montopoli for more details (
University of Padova
Job type: 
PostDoc fellow