Postdoctoral Research Associate - Stem Cell Transplant Immunology

Employer
University of Illinois at Chicago
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience
Posted
April 19 2019
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Stem Cell Transplant Immunology Lab
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
Job Type
Postdoc

Stem Cell Transplant Immunology Lab – Damiano Rondelli, MD

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Damiano Rondelli, in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago.  The lab is focused on translational research addressing mechanisms of interaction between hematopoietic stem cells and alloreactive T cells upon transplantation. A xenograft model of co-transplantation of hematopoietic CD34+ cells and T cells was recently developed in the lab and is being tested to study how different immunosuppressive molecules can favor the stem cell engraftment in a non-compatible HLA setting. In our studies we employ in-vivo (NSG mouse model) and in-vitro molecular and cellular approaches, combined with flow cytometry and imaging technologies.

Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply: 1) strong self-motivation, 2) first author publications, 3) ability to plan, organize and meet deadlines, 4) good communication skills (writing and oral) and ability to collaborate with others, 5) experiences in cell culture, flow cytometry, T cell immune function assays, ELISA. Previous experience with mouse models is preferred but not a must. To apply, please send your cover letter, CV and the contact information for three references to Damiano Rondelli, MD [  drond@uic.edu  and cberna5@uic.edu ].

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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