Monday, 27 February 2017


A position as postdoctoral researcher is available to study the mechanisms of cell divisions in mouse oocytes and embryos at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM). Our lab uses live imaging approaches, along with genetic interventions and micromanipulation approaches to study the mechanisms of chromosome segregation in the oocyte and early mammalian embryo, in order to understand the cellular basis of fertility. Previous experience in any of the following would be a benefit for the role: cell and molecular biology approaches, cell division, live cell imaging, oocyte and embryo handling, micro-manipulation and microinjection. The position is available for three years in the first instance. CRCHUM is a new state of the art research facility located in the heart of downtown Montreal, close to the Old Port.

For representative examples of the labs recent work please see: Vazquez-Diez et al., 2016. PNAS 13(3):626-31. Tsichlaki and FitzHarris, 2016. Scientific Reports 6:28040. Shomper et al., Cell Cycle, 2014. 13(7):1171-9.

For more on the lab see
Interested candidates are encouraged to send a current CV and cover letter to Dr Greg FitzHarris at before March 31st 2017.

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