Postdoctoral Fellow - Postdoctoral Fellow - Muschen Laboratory

City of Hope

Monrovia, CA

Job posting number: #7061933 (Ref:10001679)

Posted: November 8, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

The Muschen Laboratory in the Department of Systems Biology at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow. This lab is interested in comparative analyses of normal lymphocyte development and malignant transformation towards leukemia. Research areas with relevance to Immunology, Hematology and Cancer Biology are covered. Research involves experiments with primary human leukemia cells, normal lymphocyte development in humanized mice, leukemia and stem cell transplantation models, mouse genetics, gene editing, optogenetics, classical molecular and cell biology, a strong emphasis on mechanistic studies in oncogenic signal transduction.

Methods/Techniques: Flow cytometry, mass spectrometry/quantitative phospho-profiling, CyTOF, mouse genetics, bone marrow transplantation assays, retroviral gene delivery, whole exome sequencing and RNA-seq-analysis of clonal evolution of leukemia, pre-clinical drug testing in xenotransplantation models.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

PhD in cell or molecular biology,

Enthusiasm for science, willingness to think beyond established concepts and to try and learn new experimental and analysis tools. The lab takes a team science approach, so being a nice person and a good team player is important as well.

Additional Information:


https://www.cityofhope.org/research/systems-biology

http://www.hhmi.org/scientists/markus-muschen

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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