A PhD in the areas of Molecular Biology/ Immunology / Biochemistry / Cell Biology / Physiology with strong background in immunology is required. The selected candidate will study the immune-regulatory mechanisms of plant flavonoids in macrophage-tumor cell interaction, their role in tumor progression and metastasis.
Specifically, the successful applicant will be expected to: (1) Design and conduct experiments independently; (2) Develop co-cultures with human and mouse using immune cells isolated from mouse and human tissues; (3) Identify gene and protein signaling networks responsible for the immune-regulatory mechanisms of flavonoids; (4) Clearly document results and publish peer-reviewed manuscripts. Experience in macrophages and immune system is required. Experience in mouse models of cancer and RNASeq is highly desirable.
Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Summary of Health Risks
Position will work with human tissues, animals, and bio-hazardous agents.
Internal Number: 482460
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