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Job Description: The Dottorato di Ricerca in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics is one of the PhD programmes inside the School of Doctorate in Biotechnologies of the University of Naples “Federico II”. In our university several research groups exist which are involved on the different aspects of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. From them the idea was born to create a PhD programme of interdisciplinary nature on the above subjects. Three prestigious Neapolitan research institutes, Ceinge, Tigem and Stazione Zoologica “Anton Dohrn”, apart of the \"Complexity Science Center & Department of Physics, University of Warwick (UK), take part to the educational project of the PhD programme. The research lines are Computational methods for sequence analysis; Combinatorial optimization applied to biological problems; Basic and advanced statistical methods for biological data analysis; Comparative genomics for the identification of functional regions; Pattern Recognition; Literature data mining; Calculability in biological environment; Mathematical modelling of complex regulatory networks; Self organization in biological systems; Modelling of complex systems; Evolutionary modelling; Simulation of biological systems; Systems Biology; Synthetic Biology; Computational evolutionary biology; Analysis of complex genetic traits; Advanced genetic linkage analysis.
Location: Brussels, Belgium
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Contact: gbonte [at] ulb [dot] ac [dot] be
Location: Catanzaro, Italy
Application deadline: 29 September, 2008
Location: Norway
Application deadline: October 10th, 2008
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Job Description: N. 1 Post Doc research fellowship at the Department of Information and Computer Science (DISI) - University of Genoa (ITALY) Duration: 1 year from Jan 2009 (renewable) Description: The work will concern the application of machine learning techniques to the characterization of new biomarkers for certain types of cancer. The research goal will be the development of a new in-silico prediction approach for miRNA target genes. The results will be biologically validated and further exploited in collaboration with the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple University (Philadelphia) The fellow should have good mathematical and computer programming skills, and applicative interests addressed to the genomic field.