Microfluidics and Complex Fluids Group, IPC PAS
Foundation for Polish Science
Project title, type and project number
RApID - Platform for rapid label-free imaging, identification and sorting of leukemia cells; TEAM-NET Project No. POIR.04.04.00-00-16ED/18, 28/2021
The primary objective of the project is to develop the first Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS) microscopic-microfluidic system for non-invasive imaging of live cells and apply it to rapid leukemia cell imaging, diagnostics, sorting and assessment of chemosensitivity in vitro. Multidisciplinary teams of experts establishing the consortium will characterize Raman spectra of leukemic cells and link them to biological features of the disease. These data will be thereafter used to design and construct, microfluidic-based diagnostic device utilizing SRS microscopy which will allow for quick and reliable differentiation between different types of leukemia cells providing clinicians with quantitative information crucial to make proper decisions during the course of the treatment. The envisaged microfluidic-SRS instrument will fill the gap in the current diagnostic methodology of leukemia, accelerate diagnostics and decrease its cost. Moreover the developed methodology will open new areas of application in leukemia research.
We are looking for a highly motivated experienced technical staff with strong background in advanced mathematics (statistics or probability theory), statistical physics or similar; ideally also with experience in droplet-based microfluidics. The successful candidate will join a multinational and interdisciplinary team and will be responsible for analyzing experimental data (including microfluidic cell encapsulation and cell/ droplet sorting) and mathematical modeling of single cell heterogeneity, distribution of multi-species, cell-cell pairing and interaction and cancer drug resistance.
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5 000 PLN (brutto-brutto) at 50% time engagement
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Archival announcement. We would like to thank all candidates for their submitted applications.