Postdoc Fellow - Nanopore (Dr. Michael Green, Lymphoma/Myeloma)
- Location: Houston, TX
- Job Number: 7077022
- Posting Date: Apr 13, 2021
- Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2021
Job DescriptionThe laboratory of Dr. Michael Green at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking a highly qualified and motivated candidate for an open postdoctoral fellow position. The project is on the development of Nanopore-based long-read sequencing to understand the genetic and epigenetic etiology and B-cell lymphoma. The project will leverage and extensive tumor bank and cutting edge third generation sequencing technology to understand the effect of structural alterations on epigenetic regulation of gene expression in lymphoma B-cells.
The Green lab is part of the Department of Lymphoma & Myeloma and the Department of Genomic Medicine, which offer a highly translational research environment. The lab is well funded through the NIH/NCI, research consortia and other funding mechanisms, and is highly productive. Dr. Green places strong emphasis on trainee mentorship and career development. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is the nation’s #1 ranked cancer center, located within the Texas Medical Center – home to 21 hospitals and 8 academic and research institutes. Houston is a large and vibrant city with an affordable cost of living, two major airports, professional sports teams, and cultural activities.
Applicants should have graduated with their PhD no earlier than 2020 and must have experience with molecular biology. Experience with animal models and/or next generation sequencing and/or bioinformatics is desirable. Interested applicants are invited to submit a C.V. and cover letter.
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