The Largaespada and Harris labs at the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center are seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to perform research work focused on the role of APOBEC mutagenesis and genetic pathways that cause breast cancer. Studies will involve utilization of cutting-edge mouse models using APOBEC minigenes and Sleeping Beauty technologies.
30%: Animal husbandry and maintenance, necrospy and dissection, record keeping and molecular analyses of tumor and normal tissues using the polymerase chain reaction, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, and other techniques. 30%: Cellular biology, molecular biology, and immunology with established cell lines and primary tissues. 20%: Bioinformatics analyses including DNA and RNA sequencing studies. 20%: Designing and leading experiments including the supervision of technical staff and undergraduate research students.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Ph.D. degree in a biomedical sciences area such as genetics, immunology, molecular biology, and pharmacology. At least 4 years of primary research lab experience is required including a strong track record of primary research publications
Strong evidence of functional genomics capabilities Coursework in genetics and biochemistry Biostatistics classes Bioinfomatics experience Strong communication skills including experience presenting at national/international conferences.
Internal Number: 339855
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