PhD in Molecular Biophysics (@CNB-CSIC)

PhD in Molecular Biophysics (@CNB-CSIC)
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September 2019

Funded by Tecnologías 2018 or/and by Synérgicos 2018, we offer a predoctoral contract to carry out a PhD Thesis on “New Technologies Applied to Study Biological Nanomachines involved in DNA repair” at The National Center of Biotechnology (CNB-CSIC), Madrid. The contract will be associated to Granted Projects P2018/NMT-4443 and Y2018/BIO-4747.

The project will employ and develop combined fluorescence and single-molecule techniques to study DNA-protein interactions involved in DNA repair processes related to cancer. The project will be done at the CNB-CSIC (Madrid) under the supervision of Dr. Fernando Moreno-Herrero.

How to apply
Candidates should send an email to including a complete CV, and an academic certificate with marks and the average mark of the degree before April 2019.
Candidates must have a Master´s degree either in Physics, Biology, Biophysics or related subjects by September 2019. Physicists with interests in biology or biologists interested in mechanics and biophysical processes and techniques are encouraged.
More Information__
More information about the group of Fernando Moreno-Herrero can be obtained here:

A pdf with the announcement (in Spanish) can be downloaded from here:

The Moreno-Herrero Lab figures.
• 30 papers over the 2011-2019 period

Yeeles et al. Molecular Cell 42, 806-816 (2011).
Herrero-Galán et al. Journal of the American Chemical Society 135(1), 122-131 (2013).
Camunas-Soler et al. ACSnano 7(6), 5102-5113 (2013.
Hernández-Ainsa et al. ACSnano 7(7), 6024-6030 (2013).
Laohakunakorn et al. NanoLetters 13(11), 5141-5146 (2013).
Carrrasco et al. PNAS 110 (28), E2562 (2013).
Wegrzyn et al. Nucleic Acids Research 42(12), 7807-18, (2014).
Taylor, Pastrana et al. Nucleic Acids Research 43(2):719-731, (2015).
Gilhooly et al. Nucleic Acids Research 44(18), 8885-8896 (2016).
Pastrana, Carrasco et al. Nucleic Acids Research 44(6), 2727-2742 (2016).
Marín-González, Vilhena et al. PNAS 114(27), 7049-7054 (2017).
Fisher, Pastrana, Higman et al. Elife 6. pii: e28086. DOI:10.7554/eLife.28086 (2017)
Madariaga-Marcos et al. Nanoscale 10(9):4579-4590 (2018)
Martín-García B., Martín-González A, et al. Nucleic Acids Research 46(11):5704-5716 (2018)
O.J. Wilkinson et al. Elife 8. pii: e42129. doi: 10.7554/eLife.42129 (2019)
Marín-González et al. Physical Review Letters 122, 048102 doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.122.048102 (2019)

• Mainly funded by the European Research Council with an 2007 Starting Grant and 2015 Consolidator Grant, and National Grants in 2008, 2011, 2014, 2017.
• Medium size group with currently 10 people
• Contributing in ~7-10 conferences every year with Invited, Contributed and Poster presentations.


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