Postdoctoral Scholar
College of Medicine
17h ago


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A Postdoctoral Scholar position is available in the department of Pediatrics, Patient derived xenograft and Therapeutics Core, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Penn State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA.

The lab focuses in study of genes regulating oncogenic signaling pathways in high risk leukemia (AML, high risk B-ALL), leukemogenesis and hematopoiesis.

Research involves identification, validation of therapeutic targets as well as preclinical development of novel drug therapies for treatment of high-risk leukemia (AML, high risk B-ALL).

Incumbent will develop and maintain patient derived xenograft models of disease to explore therapeutic interventions. Candidates must have expertise in in vivo work mouse models, whole animal imaging, surgical skills, tissue culture and flow cytometry.

Applicants should have :

  • a PhD in pharmacology, toxicology, cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, or a related field;
  • good publication record in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Experience in small animal handling, drug administration via different routes (oral gavage, IP, IV etc.,)
  • must have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • and attention to details,
  • be capable of conceptualizing, designing experiments and conducting studies independently
  • as well as cooperatively with other lab members as a team
  • and have the capability to write manuscripts and grants for quality publications.
  • Interested candidates should :

  • upload information
  • and CV.

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