The Funabiki lab has opening positions for postdoctoral researchers who will be willing to execute projects related to chromosome segregation machineries and consequences of chromosome missegregation. We seek for those who are willing to pursue a wide-range of questions, from structural to systems level. Besides those who have background in mitosis and genome integrity, we also welcome those who come from different research areas but have training in biophysics, structural biology, cutting-edge imaging technologies, a large-scale sequence analysis, cancer biology or immunology.
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