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Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Feb 22, 2022

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Health Sciences, Medicine
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The Yong Li Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine is searching for highly motivated and talented post-doc candidates to work on Cancer Biology and Therapy. The positions will be involved in the development and application of molecular, cellular, and genetic approaches to understand the mechanisms of cancer predisposition, initiation, progression, and to develop therapeutic agents. The postdoc will function independently to investigate the underlying biology of cancer and develop agents against mutant p53 and other oncoproteins using artificial intelligence, monoclonal antibodies, and DNA vaccines. We offer an extraordinary team-based science environment with opportunities for significant education, training, and career development.

Job Duties

  • Performs molecular and cell biology experiments such as cloning, cell culture, molecular analyses of genetic variants, site-directed mutagenesis, next generation sequencing, RNA-Seq, ChIP-seq, histology, microscopy, imaging, plasmid isolation, real time RT-PCR, chromatin immunoprecipitation, transfections, Western blotting, mouse models, etc.
  • Analyzes data and prepares manuscripts and presentations at local, national, and international conferences.
  • Contributes as needed to the training of laboratory personnel, research technicians, clinical fellows, and graduate students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive experiences in cancer-related experiments such as molecular cellular assays, genetics and genomics, and/or mouse models.
  • A strong record of peer-reviewed publications in cancer.
  • Knowledge of genomics and cancer immunology.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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