Summary Description: Multiple Myeloma unit is recruiting for a Post-Doc Research Scientist or Fellow. The laboratory has a special interest in translational research in hematopoietic progenitors and multiple myeloma. Projects include investigation of the effects of thalidomide and its immunomodulatory derivatives on early stem cell lineage commitment with a special focus on B cell development and myeloid development. Projects involve the use of the following techniques: cell culture, stem cell assays, stable transfection of hematopoietic cells including myeloid and lymphoid cells, gene and protein expression analysis (northern blot, RT-PCR, quantitative PCR, western blot), siRNA, FACS analysis, EMSA and ELISA.
Minimum Qualifications: MD and/or PhD in Immunology, Cell Biology, or Molecular Biology. In addition he/she should have expertise in the field(s) of molecular and cell biology as well as in cell signaling. Animal experience is preferable but not a pre-requisite.
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