Postdoctoral Fellow

Location
Columbia, MO
Posted
Sep 08, 2017
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job ID 24214
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia



Job Description

Investigate how antigen recognition by T cell receptors (TCRs) turns on cell adaptive immune function. Specifically, a focus on the TCR-associated CD3 multiprotein complex.In combination with other immunotherapy strategies, T cell co-potentiation may produce the best anti-metastatic tumor responses and extend the lives of cancer patients. Dr. Gil Pages and colleagues are currently working to establish whether co-potentiation is possible for human T cells, with the hope of pursuing clinical trials to test its therapeutic value.

Qualifications

Experience with antigen recognition by T cell receptors (TCRs) turns on cell adaptive immune function. Specifically, a focus on the TCR-associated CD3 multiprotein complex.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

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