Postdoc position (molecular biologist, bioinformatician) to study the impact of DNA virus infection on host epigenome and genome stability in model plant and crop pathosystems

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 10 Jan 2022

The position will remain open until suitable candidate is identified. You can apply via the online application tool.  

The successful candidate is expected to start during late 2021 – early 2022.


1. Mehta, D., Cornet, L., Hirsch-Hoffmann, M., Zaidi, S. S.-A., Vanderschuren, H. (2020). Full-length sequencing of circular DNA viruses and extra-chromosomal circular DNA using CIDER-Seq. Nature Protocols, 15, 1673-1689.

2. Mehta, D., Hirsch-Hoffmann, M., Were, M., Patrignani, A., Zaidi, S. S.-A., Were, H., Gruissem, W., Vanderschuren, H. (2019). A new full-length circular DNA sequencing method for viral-sized genomes reveals that RNAi transgenic plants provoke a shift in geminivirus populations in the field. Nucleic Acids Research 47, e9–e9

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