Dr. Zigang Dong’s Cellular and Molecular Biology lab current has 5-10 openings for Postdoctoral Associates (“Hormel Fellows”).
Responsibilities include participation in the design, implementation and evaluation of research projects; to define and solve scientific problems; carry out laboratory experiments; develop experimental procedures; collect and analyze data; and prepare manuscripts for publication.
The research focuses on cellular and molecular mechanisms and signal transduction pathways involved in cancer prevention and development.
Postdoctoral positions require a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent. These postdoctoral positions require experience in one or more of the following areas: tumor immunology, animal models, immunological techniques to study the role of various proteins in tumor development, molecular and cellular biology, cancer cell biology, protein crystallography, biological computation/informatics, stem cell regulation, signal transduction, gene expression, epigenetics, drug development, functional genomics, molecular carcinogenesis, chemoprevention, cancer therapeutics or other areas of cancer research. Applicants should be creative, organized, highly motivated and capable of working independently as well as in a team approach.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the following areas: • Cryo-electron microscopy • X-ray crystallography • Transgenic/Knockout mouse models and gene editing
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