Post Doc - immunology and/or cancer biology (Dr. Lu’s Lab)
- Houston Methodist Weill- Cornell Medical College
- Location: Houston, TX
- Job Number: 7096767
- Posting Date: Mar 31, 2022
Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY
Dr. Lu’s Lab is seeking motivated, hardworking Post-Doctoral Candidate(s) with a background in immunology and/or cancer biology to take projects focused on understanding to chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell or other cancer immunotherapy resistance. Candidates with a background in bioinformatics are also preferred if they are willing to assess responses in cancer immunotherapy utilizing bioinformatics tools. Please submit your application with the following information: a cover letter, statement of research interest, and CV with contact details for 3 references to: Yong Lu, Ph.D. Associate Professor; Houston Methodist Research Institute; [email protected]
Dr. Lu’s Lab is a basic/translational research lab with an interest in cancer adoptive T cell immunotherapy. Dr. Lu is one of the six NCI’s advisors to advise the NCI on future directions of Adoptive Cell Immunotherapy. The lab is now funded with 4 new R01s and other grants including R00, ACS research scholar grant, and pharmaceutical company-sponsored research.
Recent representative lab publications: Cancer Cell 2022 (In Press); Nature Biomedical Engineering 2021 (In Press); Nature Comm 2019 (PMID: 30914642); Cancer Cell 2018 (PMID: 29894691); Nature Comm 2016 (PMID: 27492902); Nature Comm 2014 (PMID: 24957461); PNAS 2014 (PMID: 24469818); JCI 2012 (PMID: 23064366).