Research project for doctoral students at the Human Retrovirology Research Unit
Summary of responsibilities
The Human Retrovirology Research Unit is seeking PhD students to study Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-host interactions governing HIV replication, transmission and persistence. Research projects are particularly focused on understanding the role of HIV accessory proteins (Vpr, Vpu and Nef) in evading intrinsic/ innate immunity using cell-based and humanized mouse models (NSG and/or BLT).
- M.Sc. in microbiology or immunology
- Research experience in immunology using mouse models and/or in HIV research
- Background in molecular and cellular biology (an asset)
Conditions of employment
These research projects are funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
Please submit your resume with two letters of reference to the Research Unit Director