Postdoctoral positions in Immunology, Cancer, and Stem Cells

The University of Connecticut
Connecticut (US)
Salary is dependent upon esperience
May 02 2016

The University of Connecticut is one of the top public research universities in USA. NIH-funded Postdoctoral positions are available immediately in Dr. Laijun Lai’s laboratory. The research projects include: 1) enhancing antitumor immunity (Cancer Research. 71:61-67, 2011); 2) preventing or treating autoimmune diseases by induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC)-derived thymic epithelial progenitors (TEPs) expressing autoantigens (J Autoimmun. 58:36-47, 2015); 3) inducing the differentiation of embryonic stem cells or  iPSCs into TEPs or hematopoietic stem cells (Stem cells. 27:3012, 2009; Blood. 118:3410, 2011; Journal of Clinical Investigation. 122:3552, 2012; Stem cells and Development. 23:1491-500, 2014; Scientific Reports. 5: 9882, 2015); 4) improving T cell regeneration after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (Journal of Immunology, 186: 1915, 2011; Transplantation. 92:516, 2011; Plos ONE 8(12): e82998, 2013; Immunology. 144:245-253, 2015). Candidates should have PhD, MD/PhD, or MD. A strong background in Cellular & Molecular Biology and previous research experience or training in stem cell biology and/or immunology, and mouse models is preferred. If interested, please send your cover letter and CV to:

Dr. Laijun Lai

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT 06269

UCONN is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/PwD

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