Michiel Vermeulen, theme Cancer development and immune defense, is partner in EpiSyStem: Epigenetics and System Biology of Stem cells and Reprogramming - an Innovative Training Network (ITN) funded by the H2020 Marie Sklodowska Curie actions: Paris, France.EpiSyStem is comprised of 8 leading academic partners and 2 professional industrial partners. The Network combines chromatin biology in stem cells, early embryos and reprogramming, including the modelling of human neurological, chromatin-related diseases with bioinformatics, epigenetics / epigenomics, and systems biology at the population and single cell / single embryo level.
This multidisciplinary approach will enable profound training and deep, systems-level understanding of chromatin biology and epigenetic regulation of stem cells, differentiation and reprogramming, with a strong support by industrial partners.
In addition to a competitive training program in a top research institute, successful applicants will enjoy exchange programs, workshops on emerging topics in stem cell epigenetics and bioinformatics, international conferences and meetings, and much more.
There are positions available:
- Institut Curie, France — Genevieve Almouzni
- Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht — Alexander van Oudenaarden
- The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel — Oren Ram; Eran Meshorer
- Radboud University, Nijmegen — Michiel Vermeulen
- Helmholtz Zentrum, Germany — Magdalena Götz; Maria-Elena Torres Padilla
- University of Milan, Italy — Giuseppe Testa
- KadimaStem, Israel
- Diagenode, Belgium
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