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Graduate Student Position in Antibiotic Drug Discovery

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About This PhD Project

Project Description

Interested in antibiotic drug discovery with a multidisciplinary approach? We are too! The Cardona Lab is looking for a graduate student for May 2020/September 2020. The position involves working with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli to build a CRISPRi library in essential genes. The library will be used in the development of a method that applies chemoinformatics and artificial intelligence (deep learning) to discover new antibiotics.


Degree in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, or Biology,
Strong background in Molecular Biology and Bacterial Genetics,
Experience in Molecular Biology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Escherichia coli
Excellent academic performance (GPA of at least 80%, or first class level, or A, A+ in all courses)

Contact Dr. Cardona at with a CV and a copy of University transcripts.

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