Research project will involve investigating signal transduction and metabolic alterations in pancreatic cancer.
Ph.D in the a relevant field with a strong theoretical background in basic and molecular biology and/or human physiology. Should be well versed with basic molecular biology and cell culture techniques.
Expertise in mass spectrometry or HPLC techniques and/or bioinformatics is preferred not required. The project potentially involves utilizing mice models of pancreatic cancer (orthotopic and genetically engineered models), thus some small-animal research preferred.
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