HIV Infection in Humanized Mouse Post-Doctoral Fellow - Montaner Lab

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
We offer an excellent benefits package.
September 06 2018
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Full Time
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A Post-Doctoral Fellow position is available at The Wistar Institute in the laboratory of Dr. Luis J. Montaner. Eradication of persistent HIV after ART suppression is central to immune responses.  We have identified several strategies to pursue HIV eradication that need to be tested in humanized system.  This project will focus on characterizing immune-mediated interventions responses in humanized mice model. Research will be conducted  jointly in the laboratories of Dr. Luis J. Montaner for HIV cure strategies (see, Dr. David B. Weiner for DNA immunotherapy, and Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen for HIV measures. 

The preferred candidate is a recent PhD/DPhil recipient with a background in: humanized murine models, cellular immunology and molecular biology.  Experience with molecular biology, animal models, HIV infection, bioinformatics, microscopy, and flow cytometry are a plus.  Strong candidates will have at least one-two publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals. Individuals eligible for NRSA funding are highly desirable. 

Well-qualified candidates should submit a PDF of your Curriculum Vitae and three references to Beth Peterson at with the subject line: Cancer/ID-Postdoc Application. Applicants are also encouraged to apply online by visiting

The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. Research discoveries conducted at Wistar have led to the development of vaccines; the identification of genes associated with cancers; and the development of many other significant research technologies and tools.

We offer an excellent benefits package.

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