New vacancy for an animal technician at KU Leuven with the TRACE platform

TRACE, a multidisciplinary project focused on the development of Patient-Derived Xenograft (PDX) models, is set up within the department of Oncology at the KU Leuven and it is part of the Leuvens Kankerinstitute (LKI, The platform was created in 2012 aiming to narrow the gap between preclinical and clinical research by developing a more reliable and predictive in vivo model for different tumour types. The established PDXs have the potential to be a representative oncology model for testing innovative treatment therapies, investigating new and existing pathways and define biomarkers.

TRACE is seeking a highly motivated animal technician to join the group and contribute to their ongoing efforts in the establishment/maintenance of PDXs of various tumours and the evaluation of new anti-cancer drugs. The position is funded in the frame of the prestigious EU Horizon 2020 project EDIReX.

For more information about the vacancy, or to apply for the position visit:

Or contact Prof. Eleonora Leucci ( or Dr. Lara Rizzotto (