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Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Ob/Gyn. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
A postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Dineo Khabele’s laboratory at Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Khabele’s research laboratory uses a bi-directional translational research approach to develop novel drug combinations to treat ovarian cancer. Her lab group uses de-identified clinically annotated tissue samples and patient-derived xenograft models to validate molecular biomarkers and confirm mechanistic results for further testing in the clinic.
The successful applicant will utilize established cell-based and mouse models, functional genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics to investigate the following focus areas:
Epigenetic drug regimens for treating chemotherapy-resistant ovarian cancer.
Targeting macrophages in the ovarian tumor microenvironment.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, and a brief statement describing prior research and future goals to both Dr. Khabele (email@example.com) and Magdalena Nelson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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