skip to content

Cambridge Stem Cell Institute


The Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is committed to developing the next generation of stem cell researchers, and has extensive experience in supporting early career scientists in the years following their PhD. 

Joining the Institute will give you access to state of the art facilities and scientific support within a vibrant and collaborative research community.  With a host of seminar series and events throughout the year, there are many opportunities to present and critically discuss your new research with world leading stem cell scientists here in Cambridge.

Current vacancies are advertised on the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute Available Positions page.  Our group leaders also welcome speculative applications from post-doctoral candidates.  Please contact them directly for details. 


Postdoc Committee:

The postdoc committee is made up of current postdocs at CSCI. Our goal is to represent the views and needs of CSCI postdocs, and to organise events of interest to the postdoc community.

The committee is always on the lookout for new members, so please get in touch if you would like to be involved. If you have any ideas or comments, please contact Noémie Combémorel or Nathalie Sakakini  (committee chairs) at their addresses below. 


Committee members:

Noémie Combémorel


Nathalie Sakakini


Cécile Lopez


Maria T. Bejar

George Giotopoulos 


Stavros Vagionitis

Balazs Varga


Postdoc Events:

Coffee morning – monthly

Beer and pizza – monthly

Postdoc Science Day – Annual



Useful resources for postdocs:

Postdoc Careers Service University careers service for postdocs, including specialised life sciences advice.
Postdoc College Affiliations  Information for postdocs interested in becoming affiliated with one of the university colleges.
• Postdoc Mentoring Scheme Meet mentors from different career paths and work together to plan your career progression
• Advice for International staff Resource aimed at international students, containing useful advice about moving to the UK and Cambridge 
 Postdoc Academy - Organisation centred around four themes: Information, Community, Advocacy and Professional Development of postdocs in Cambridge.
If you are not on the CSCI postdoc mailing list but would like to be added, please email