Post-doctoral Fellow or Research Scientist Cancer Biology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Employer
Hanna Irie
Location
NCI designated Cancer Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Salary
According to NIH guidelines, depending on years of post-doctoral experience
Posted
April 22 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

The post-doctoral fellow or research scientist will be engaged in translational projects focused on regulators of growth, survival and drug resistance of breast cancers and modulators of their microenvironment, especially immune effectors. The fellow/scientist will use a broad range of approaches (genetic, cell biological and in vivo modeling) to understand how breast cancers, partiularly triple negative breast cancers, resist chemotherapy treatments and metastasize. The projects also examine how anoikis resistance and epithelial-mesenchymal transition contribute to the growth and metastases of triple negative breast cancers. The fellow will utilize patient-derived xenograft models of breast cancer to validate novel therapeutic strategies.

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