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CICERONE program 2019 for Masters and advanced undergraduate students

As in previous years, our group is open to master and advanced undergraduate students for extending their scientific training through hands-on experience in our laboratory during the summer recess (1 July – 30 September). In addition to carrying out a supervised research project, the students will also attend CNIC seminars.

The aim of the CICERONE program is to give university students first-hand knowledge of biomedical research so that they can make more informed choices about the possibility of pursuing a scientific career.

To apply, you must register at CNIC website before 15 April 2019.

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2019 Guidelines 348 KB
Document of acceptance 1.53 MB
Call extract from BOE 171 KB

For the 2019 call, we are offering the following research projects:

  • Role of p38MAPK in metabolic diseases: Metabolic syndrome is a medical disorder defined by the co‐occurrence of obesity, impaired glucose tolerance, dyslipidemia and hypertension. Stress activated protein kinases have been shown to control both obesity by itself and diabetes associated to obesity. These stress kinases are activated by several MAPK activated kinases (MKK). We want to investigate the role of MKK3 in this process and the molecular mechanism by which this kinase could affect diabetes.
  • p38MAPK in heart physiology: The p38MAPK pathway transduces a variety of extracellular signals regulating cellular responses to stress, being implicated in cell proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis. Its implication in the development of human diseases it is being deeply studied. Four p38MAPK family members have been identified: p38α, β, γ and δ. Preliminary data from our laboratory show that these kinases may control cytokine production during acute and chronic inflammatory processes. Moreover, studies with genetically modified mice made in our laboratory confirm that p38MAPKs have a role in the development of the heart. Our main objective is to determine if the regulation of the p38MAPK signalling pathway could have beneficial effects in the cardiac response to exercise.

Cardioforo 2018: La ciencia básica al servicio de la salud cardiovascular (1 March 2018)

On Thursday 1 March 2018, Guadalupe Sabio will open the Cardioforo Interactivo 2018 in Badajoz (Spain) with the talk La ciencia básica al servicio de la salud cardiovascular.

Cardioforo Interactivo 2018

PhD positions with “La Caixa” – INPhINIT fellowship programme

Our laboratory is offering two research projects for talented and highly motivated Early-Stage Researchers within the INPhINIT ”la Caixa” Fellowship Programme:

At the time of recruitment, candidates must have completed a degree that gives access to doctoral studies at Spanish Universities.

The 2018 INPhINIT Programme offers a 3-year doctoral employment contract and a personal development career plan.

Click here for CALL DETAILS and INSCRIPTION.

HELP DESK:
– e-mail address: Training_program@cnic.es
– telephone: +34 91 453 1200 (extension 3106)

Call opening November 7, 2017
Call deadline February 1, 2018
Pre-selection of candidates  April 16, 2018
Oral interviews May 16-17, 2018
Final results May 29, 2018
Research centre – fellow agreement Until June 22, 2018
Start date of fellowships September-October 2018

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