Div of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, Duke University Medical Center

Position ID:DukeUniv-Div of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy-POSTDOC [#13217]
Position Title: Post Doctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27705, United States [map]
Subject Area: Science and Technology Studies / Science
Appl Deadline:2019/04/30 (posted 2019/01/31, listed until 2019/07/31)
Position Description:    

Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center. The candidate should have a doctoral degree such as MD or PhD or equivalent degree and has interests in cancer biology. The research involves understanding the role of mitochondria in multiple myeloma pathogenesis and developing immunotherapy (checkpoint inhibitors and CAR T) and novel agents for the treatment of multiple myeloma. The overall duties and responsibilities are: 1) to develop novel approaches for treating multiple myeloma; 2) to perform experiments and collect data, and to evaluate experimental data and establish the relevance to experimental problems under investigation; 3) to prepare research results for publication in reports, papers, journals, books, and other media; and 4) to train and direct support personnel. The candidates are expected to have training or experience in genetically modified mouse models, animal bone marrow transplant models, flow cytometry, immunohistochemical staining, and lentiviral-based gene transfer. Prior experiences in confocal microscope and electronic microscope techniques are a plus.

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Contact: Yubin Kang, MD
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Dr. Yubin Kang
Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy
Box 3961 Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710

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