Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Lymphoma/Myeloma MCL Research lab (Dr. Michael Wang)
- The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
- Location: Houston, TX
- Job Number: 7097793
- Posting Date: Apr 8, 2022
- Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2022
Job DescriptionJob Description: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking a highly qualified and motivated postdoctoral fellow candidate in Dr. Michael Wang’s lab. This is a full-time, hands on laboratory postdoctoral research position. We are seeking highly motivated colleagues, interested in applying his/her knowledge to in vivo tumor models, functional genomics/CRISPR-Cas9 technology, cancer biology, cell signaling, molecular biology, and pharmacology to ultimately solve therapeutic challenges in lymphoma. This position focuses on the integration and analysis of patient-derived xenograft models to understand patterns of therapeutic response and genetic drivers of resistance.
Dr. Michael Wang’s lab is part of the Department of Lymphoma & Myeloma, which offers a highly translational research environment. The lab is well funded through the NIH/NCI, research consortia, and other funding mechanisms. Dr. Wang currently has two R21s and two R01s funded by NIH/NCI and one CPRIT grant.
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.
Requirements: Individuals with a PhD degree in bioinformatics, genomics, molecular biology, cancer biology or a related field are encouraged to apply. Must have experience with animal models. Experience with next generation sequencing and/or ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, Hi-C, or other large-scale epigenomics data analysis is highly desirable. A good understanding of cancer biology, cell signaling pathways, or drug response mechanisms is also preferred. Interested applicants are invited to submit a C.V. and cover letter
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