Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Metabolism and Drug Resistance Laboratory

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Salary is commensurate with the experience
April 27 2021
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Full Time
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An NCI R01-funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Prof. Mikhail Nikiforov, Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Baptist Health Comprehensive Cancer Center, Winston-Salem, NC. We are interested in identification and pharmacological exploitation of metabolic vulnerabilities of cancer cells with a focus on lipid and nucleotide metabolism. The area of research includes functional characterization of novel metabolic targets in metastatic melanoma or mechanisms of progression and drug resistance in multiple myeloma. The successful candidate should hold a PhD degree in a relevant field and possess and extensive hands-on experience in basic biochemistry and molecular biology techniques, work with mice including various routes of drug delivery, breeding, etc., and biostatistics tools. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. We are looking for candidates interested in multidisciplinary research. To apply, please send your CV with names/contacts of 3 references to Dr. Mikhail Nikiforov (