Saint Louis University, dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Guangyong Peng's lab in the Departments of Internal Medicine andÂ Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.Â
This is a grant supported position focused on the study of "Metabolic Control of T Cell Senescence in Pathogenesis and Immunotherapy of Alzheimer's Disease." The Peng laboratory has been performing the translational studies to dissect molecular mechanisms responsible for the senescence and dysfunction of T cells in different diseases, including cancer and age-related neurological disorder (Alzheimers Disease), and then to develop effective strategies for molecular and metabolic control of T cell fate and function for disease prevention and immunotherapy.
Highly motivated and passionate researchers with a M.D. or Ph.D. degree and a rigorous training in immunology, cancer biology, or neurological pathology are preferred for the positions. Furthermore, the candidates should have experience with immunology and are comfortable working with mice and/or patient samples. In addition, candidates with research experience with bioinformatics and next-generation sequencing are preferred but not required.
This position is a full-time appointment with all benefits provided by SLU. Salary is according to the NIH standard level.
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