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Position Description: Our research focuses on identifying cellular and molecular mechanisms of immunosuppression and immunotoxin-mediated antitumor response in animal models of brain tumors. We aim to translate our preclinical findings to improve patient outcomes. Our research is funded by NIH and foundation grants. We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral candidate to perform high-quality immunology and molecular biology research utilizing animal models, cell-based immune assays, flow cytometry, and immunohistochemistry studies. The position is focused on conducting preclinical studies to elucidate the role of tumor-associated macrophages to predict responses to brain tumor-targeted therapies. Qualified candidates should be able to perform survival animal surgery, stereotactic tumor implantation, multiparametric flow cytometry, histology, and data analysis. Independently perform bench work and develop project plans.
Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. with a strong background in immunology, cell and molecular biology, excellent written and oral communication skills, self-motivated, and a great team player with less than five years of postdoctoral experience. Demonstrate exceptional ability for troubleshooting, detail-oriented, with a proven record of publications. English proficiency is a must. Prior research experience with brain
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