There is an opening for a postdoc in the laboratory of Dr. Nupam Mahajan. The Mahajan lab has been working on studying various signaling mechanism in immune regulation and its role in tumor microenvironment of prostate and breast cancer. The group also studies various epigenetic processes (histone phosphorylation, methylation and acetylation) that drive these diseases and their role in immune modulation. In addition, the lab also has a robust program in development of small molecule inhibitors as therapeutic option for these cancers. The lab has previously identified multiple new signaling events, which play crucial role in various malignancies and cellular homeostasis (Science Translational Medicine 2022, Nature Communications 2022, Cancer Cell, 2017).
Projects include, but are not limited to, (i) the study of cancer immunology using genetically engineered small animal models, (ii) molecular analysis of epigenetic crosstalk, and (iii) the effects of these epigenetic events on the tumor immune response. Investigation of these studies involves the use of state-of-the-art mouse genetics, functional genomics, next-generation sequencing, bioinformatics, molecular biology, tumor biology and hematopoiesis. For additional information about the lab, please visit mahajannlab.wustl.edu/.
Evaluates research findings and assists in the reporting of the results.
Prepares and submits papers on research.
Assists with grant preparation and reporting.
Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal or doctoral degree.
Highly motivated with an interest in cancer immunology, epigenetics and/or therapeutics.
Experience with small animal models.
Knowledge of bioinformatics and next-gen sequencing analysis.
Demonstrated ability to perform independent research in biomedical sciences.
Published results in peer reviewed journals.
This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.
Base pay is commensurate with experience.
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