Postdoctoral Fellow - Clinical Cancer Prevention (Dr. Guang Peng)
- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
- Location: Houston, TX
- Job Number: 7070422 (Ref #: Peng)
- Posting Date: Sep 29, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention - Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center has one post-doc position open for studying genomic instability and immune responses in Peng Laboratory. Her laboratory research focuses on utilizing genetic, proteomic, and chemical approaches to understand the DNA damage response and repair network and develop preventive/therapeutic strategies to harness anti-tumor immunity by targeting the DNA repair network through the interconnected adaptive (neo-antigen/mutanome dependent) and innate (neo-antigen/mutanome-independent) immune responses.
The primary research focus will be conducting genomic instability research using in vitro experimental methods for the mechanistic studies. The fellow will also gain extensive experience in preclinical animal models, clinical specimen validation and bioinformatic analysis using the TCGA database and chemical compounds’ databases.
The post-doc will work under the supervision of Dr. Guang Peng on and biological projects with both mechanistic and translational significance that may impact on both cancer prevention and therapy and have the opportunity to publish in high-impact research journals.
We seek a highly motivated individual with a Ph.D. in molecular biology/cancer biology.
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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Clinical Cancer Prevention
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