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Lab-Montaner - Post-Doctoral Fellow (Cancer Immunotherapy)

Wistar Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Closing date
Feb 1, 2022

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The Wistar Institute's NCI Cancer Center together with the Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center are seeking a Cancer Immunotherapy Post-Doctoral Fellow or Staff Scientist to join the laboratory of Dr. Luis Montaner. The Montaner lab has an increasing focus on myeloid cell regulation and cancer and immunotherapy through a combination of both murine-based models (ovarian, pancreatic, leukemia, etc.) and human translational studies using specimens from cancer patients. 

The laboratory focuses on:

  • myeloid cells (TAMS, MDSC, PMN-MDSC, etc.) and apoptosis
  • regulation of innate-adaptive responses in cancer
  • regulation Interferon-alpha versus Interferon-beta, Type-I signaling

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent (or be close to obtaining their doctoral degree) with a strong background in immunology, cancer animal models, and molecular/cellular biology. Experience with cancer models, bioinformatics, microscopy, and flow cytometry is required. Individuals eligible for National Research Service Award (NRSA) funding are desirable.

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 a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

For more information about The Wistar Institute visit our website at

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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