Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 12165
Specific Title: Post-doctoral fellow – Myeloma RNA splicing
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
A postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Walker is available to work in translational research studies in multiple myeloma. Dr. Walker has an international reputation in the area of genomics and epigenetics of multiple myeloma and seeks a highly motivated individual with a PhD in the area of cell and molecular biology, genomics, epigenetics, cancer biology or related fields to apply. This position will play a key role in determining the function of common mutations in multiple myeloma. The successful candidate will use genomic, epigenetic, and cellular studies to determine the mechanisms leading to aberrant RNA processing in multiple myeloma. Duties or techniques may include, but are not limited to, the following: * Cell sorting by flow cytometry or magnetic beads * Cell culture * Lentiviral transduction * Generation of vectors and reagents * Western blotting, cellular and protein analysis. * ChIP-seq * CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis * Animal models * Drug sensitivity assays * Maintaining accurate records of experiments and results * Communicating with other team members and senior departmental members * Presenting data locally and at national and international meetings
As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.