The Wistar Institute - Nefedova Lab - Post-Doctoral Fellow

Philadelphia, PA
We offer an excellent benefits package.
March 27 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

A Postdoctoral Fellow position in cancer biology is available in the laboratory of Dr. Yulia Nefedova located at the Wistar Institute on the campus of University of Pennsylvania. The laboratory is focused on identification and targeting mechanisms by which bone marrow microenvironment promotes tumor progression. The successful candidate will be working on the project aimed to understand regulation of immune responses in the tumor microenvironment.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual that has MD and/or PhD in cancer biology, immunology, molecular biology, or relevant field. Prior experience is required with handling mice and with some of the following techniques: flow cytometry, mammalian cell culture, primary cell isolation, and basic molecular biology techniques. Experience with immunological techniques and working with samples from cancer patients is preferred.

Interested applicants should e-mail their CV along with a cover letter briefly describing their research accomplishments and current research interests to Dr. Nefedova at

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.

It is the policy of The Wistar Institute to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or on the basis of genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment.

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