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Four SBU positions at INPhINIT PhD programme from “La Caixa” Foundation

INPhINIT, the new PhD programme from “La Caixa” Foundation, opens today the call to recruit 57 early-stage researchers to the top Spanish centres and units of research. The Structural Biology Unit, as a María de Maeztu unit of excellence, offers four PhD positions in structural biology cutting-edge research projects.

The aim of this programme is to support the talented young researchers and to foster the innovative and high-quality Spanish research. The researchers will enjoy a 3-year contract in a research centre among those awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (“Severo Ochoa” centres of excellence and “Maria de Maeztu” units of excellence) and the Spanish Ministry of Health (“Carlos III centres of excellence”) that offer a competitive environment to develop a research of excellence.


SBU positions

Molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysical and functional studies of proteases and their inhibitors at the host-microbiome interface

Prof. F. Xavier Gomis-Rüth

Rational design of small-molecule inhibitors of amino acid transmembrane transporters for drug discovery

Dr. Juan Fernández Recio

ALEPH: A method to compute local fold and explore folding and function in macromolecular structure

Prof. Isabel Usón

Relationship between Zika virus infection and microcephaly: towards deciphering the interactions between the key molecular players.

Prof. Núria Verdaguer


Call for application

Requirements for candidates

For more information about the call, visit INPhINIT website

Deadline: 01/02/2018



This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklowdowska-Curie grant agreement No. 713673

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