Postdoctoral Scientist Position in Cancer Biology or Epigenetics

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
NIH standard postdoc salary + benefits
August 27 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Postdoctoral Scientist Position in Cancer Biology or Epigenetics is available now in the lab of Dr. Da Yang at the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. The emphasis of the project is on cancer epigenetics and RNA biology, using bioinformatics, molecular biological, and cellular approaches, as well as mammalian models.

Our research uses computational and experimental approaches to understand the molecular mechanisms of cancer initiation and progression and to develop novel approaches/markers for personalized cancer medicine. The pursuit of these goals has resulted in high impact publications, a vibrant training environment, and the identification of novel biomarkers for cancer precision medicine and anti-cancer drug candidates (Cancer Cell, 2018 and Nature Communications, 2018). More information can be found at

The successful candidate will enjoy a stimulating multidisciplinary environment and training as part of our personalized medicine initiatives and exceptional support from high-throughput functional genomics platforms & data. The candidate must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Experience in Bioinformatics, RNA biology, Epigenetics, or Cancer Immunology related research is preferred. Interested applicants should e-mail the CV, a description of past research accomplishments, and the name and contact information of at least 3 references to Dr. Da Yang (

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