Postdoctoral Fellow in Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 14742
Specific Title: Postdoctoral Fellow for Brown Center for Immunotherapy and Cellular Therapy
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
A postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Salman is available to work in translational research studies in Immuno-oncology. Dr. Salman's Immuno-oncology lab works on tumor immunology, immune monitoring, and CAR T cell generation and seeks highly motivated researchers with a PhD in the area of cancer biology and tumor immunology or related fields to apply. This position will play a key role in tumor antigens and neoantigen discovery and targeting by genetically modified T and NK cells, and optimizing tumor response to Transgenes and antibodies. It also involves analyzing tumor microenvironment immune cells by single cell analysis and secretomic patterns.
The successful candidate will use cellular studies and collaborate with bioinformatics to develop targeted immunotherapies for cancer.
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)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.