Ph.D. positions in Laboratory of Translational Cancer Genomics

The Laboratory of Translational Cancer Genomics lead by Professor Kari Hemminki invites qualified candidates to apply for a five Ph.D. positions in Cancer Research (Genomics, Transcriptomics, and Immunology). The candidates will join multi-disciplinary team focusing on:

  • patient-oriented cancer genomics
  • genomic factors in tumorigenesis and epithelial-mesenchymal transition
  • hereditary cancer genomics and epidemiology
  • application of advanced genomics methods in clinical screening and decision-making
  • targeted treatment based on mutations in tumors following the precision medicine guidelines

The working place of successful candidates is Laboratory of Translational Cancer Genomics, Biomedical Center, Faculty of Medicine in Plzen, Charles University, Czech Republic.

Currently available research projects:

  1. Genetic differences between primary and metastatic tumors from same patients – Prof. Kari Hemminki MD, Ph.D.
  2. Immune cell landscape in primary and metastatic colorectal cancer – Andryi Trailin MD, Ph.D.
  3. Immunohistochemical and transcriptional pro­filing of different subregions in hepatocellular carcinoma – Andryi Trailin MD, Ph.D.
  4. Differences in miRNA profile between colorectal cancer and colorectal cancer liver metastasis – Filip Ambrozkiewicz Ph.D.
  5. MicroRNA pro­filing in hepatocellular carcinoma – Filip Ambrozkiewicz Ph.D.

More about us:

Application deadline: April 30, 2022


Barbora Stachová |

Tel: +420 377 593 467

Department of Science and Research

Charles University, Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen